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Graduate Chemist

Manchester   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


We are working with an established chemical business in Rochdale that is looking to appoint a graduate chemist to its R&D team in Rochdale. As a graduate chemist, you will play a key role in supporting the development, formulation, and testing of existing products to clients' specifications.

To be considered you should hold a degree in chemistry and possess strong laboratory skills and display excellent communication skills.

Graduate Chemist Responsibilities:

  • Technical skills and ability to resolve problems relating to water-based and solvent-based flexographic and gravure inks, including knowledge, and understanding of raw materials and printing applications.
  • Prepare laboratory scale samples of inks and intermediates and test ink and raw material samples to defined standards. Daily tasks in the laboratory as required.
  • Follow all appropriate procedures effectively and efficiently and perform tasks within set time scales to agreed standards.
  • Keep accurate records of work and results, ensuring they are kept up to date and in line with the agreed policy.
  • Daily use of productivity software applications and specialist applications: Microsoft Office and SAP.

Graduate Chemist Requirements:

  • Practical working knowledge in a relevant formulating laboratory environment.
  • Qualified to a degree level in physical/chemical science or associated scientific subject.
  • Competent in the use of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word).
  • Ability to devise test methods, analyse results and disseminate them in a professional and effective way.
  • Strong team player.
  • Able to take ownership and responsibility for their work and think for themselves while being receptive to feedback to continuously improve the quality of the development.
  • Ambitious and willing to learn.

Salary: £. Competitive
Benefits: 25 Days Holiday + Banks, Flexible Working, Training & Development Opportunities, Employee Discount & Saving Plan, Cycle to Work.
Role: 12 Month FTC, Full-time
Location: Rochdale, OL16


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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 8564
  • Posted: 15th November 2022
  • Expires: 13th December 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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