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R&D Chemist

Lancashire   •  £22000 - £24000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

R&D Chemist required on a permanent basis, based in Lancashire. Requiring a degree in Chemistry and proven industrial experience of laboratory work, although recent Chemistry graduates will be considered.

Title: R&D Chemist

Location: Lancashire

Salary: £22,000-£24,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Term: Permanent

SRG are currently working with a market leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance polymers for a range of different industries. Due to recent success and growth, they are now seeking to hire a R&D chemist to join their technical team at their site in Lancashire. The successful candidate will be supporting the Research and Development of both new and existing polymer-based products, often being involved in multiple projects at once. This role will suit candidates that have industrial laboratory experience, that are maybe looking to move into R&D. Alternatively, recent Chemistry graduates are also encouraged to apply.

Benefits: You will join a hardworking and motivated technical and development team, as part of world leading manufacturer of polymer-based products. Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays.


  • Support in the Research and Development (R&D) of polymer-based products
  • Handle multiple R&D projects at once, including both new and existing products
  • Support in the Quality Control (QC) as and when required
  • Writing technical reports and feeding back to senior members of staff


  • Degree or HND in Chemistry (or similar)
  • Proven industrial experience of working within a laboratory
  • Excellent team work and communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Chris on 0161 868 2225.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srgtalent.com to view our other vacancies.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

Keywords:chemist, plant chemist, process chemist, technical support, polymer, production plant, reactors, industrial scale, polymerisation, manufacture, manufacturing, r&d, research and development, research & development, formulation, NPD, product development, graduate, chemistry, QC, quality control

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: BBBH123146
  • Posted: 3rd January 2023
  • Expires: 31st January 2023


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