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Development Chemist

Hampshire   •  40k(neg.)  •  Permanent, Full time


To supervise and perform R&D operations whilst implementing and maintaining a continuous improvement culture and driving change to help align our operations with world class standards.


• Excellent communication, management & leadership skills.

• Excellent organisational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.

• Demonstrates strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills. Possesses the ability to write clear and concise technical reports, presentations, and business correspondence.

• Advanced knowledge of office software (i.e. word, excel and power point).

• Graduate level or PhD in a chemical discipline with experience in inorganic chemistry and product/process development.


  • Act as the main point of contact for all R&D matters and provide technical support to the company on such R&D issues.
  • Performs and manages R&D projects while coordinating with production and engineering teams for the timely running of the diverse trials and experiments.
  • Providing support, guidance, and training to members of the R&D team.
  • Interpret, summarise and presents results from literature search and/or R&D experiments to management and/or project teams with the aim to lead or influence the development process.
  • Pursue improvements of our overall company technical knowledge by staying current with advances in inorganic chemistry but more importantly with developments in Lithium chemistry.
  • Routinely participate and contribute to the drive for change to ensure that industry standards and best practices are applied to improve company operations.
  • Identify techniques and technology tools needed to improve manufacturing process and new product development.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary projects involving Production, Product Development, Quality, Regulatory, Finance, and Business Development.
  • Ensure laboratory work is carried out in compliance with Health & Safety regulations, ISO 9001 and ISO14001.

Apart from the responsibilities highlighted, it is expected that this position will offer support to the Chief Technical Officer in other areas related to the running of the company.


A close working relationship with all site personnel is required.

This position requires that the job holder works effectively and regularly as an integral part of the company operations. Close daily contact with the production, engineering, production, laboratory and warehouse is required. This position also requires regular contact with project teams.

Skills: Good knowledge of inorganic Chemistry, Product development, Chemical industry, ISO 9001 and ISO14001. R &D,

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: ST Recruitment
  • Contact: Sam
  • Phone: 01737241823
  • Reference: RHL20
  • Posted: 16th September 2022
  • Expires: 14th October 2022

ST Recruitment

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