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Process Development Chemist

East Anglia   •  Competitive  •  Permanent, Full time

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Process Development Chemist to work closely with chemists and chemical engineers within the Development Department.

The Process Development Chemist identifies and develops improvements for existing products/processes across a wide range of chemistries. In addition, the process development chemist will be leading the development of new and existing products in the laboratory as well as managing chemists.


The successful candidate will have a degree or PhD in chemical engineering or chemistry with 2-3 years’ experience in chemical process development.

  • Duties:
    Supporting process development through laboratory development, pilot plant scale-up and technology transfer to third party manufacturing facilities.
  • Carrying the identification and development of new instrumentation and automation technologies to support process development.
  • Managing the transfer of bench-scale chemical processes to third party manufacturing facilities.
  • Evaluating and development of existing and new products.
  • Providing technical support for the manufacture of products
  • Providing technical expertise and guidance to the team
  • Coaching and mentoring of team members to further improve capabilities.
  • Conducting projects in relevant aspects of new product and new process development

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivation and initiative
  • The ability to work accurately
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Good team player
  • Capable of working under pressure
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team

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: 01737 241823
  • Reference: BEA-14D
  • Posted: 25th January 2023
  • Expires: 22nd February 2023

ST Recruitment

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