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Senior Product Development Chemist

Northamptonshire   •  £35000 - £40000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group is recruiting for a Product Development Chemist based in North Northamptonshire to join a chemical manufacturing company offering a salary ranging between £35,000-40,000 depending on experience. This position is a full-time permanent role and the successful candidate will be involved in designing and developing new and existing products.

The site is based in North Northamptonshire and is commutable from Northampton, Rushden, Corby, Peterborough, Leicester, Melton Mowbray and Grantham

Your duties and responsibilities will involve:

  • Designing and managing experimental work for the products
  • Planning projects, designing experiments and scheduling workloads
  • Running, analysing and reporting results and recommendations for review with the Technical Team
  • Developing and improving test criteria for new products
  • Conducting performance tests across the product range including tests to check tensile strength, adhesion, surface compatibility drying time and weathering to understand the uses and limitations of the products
  • Assisting in the formulation, development and analysis of the products
  • Creating and editing safety data sheets (SDS) and writing technical data sheets (TDS) using industry software
  • Providing Technical Support to the internal team and dealing with customer queries

Your Background:
The successful candidate will have:

  • Degree in Chemistry or related field
  • Experience in product development in the chemical industry
  • Project management experience - essential
  • Good formulation, product testing and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills (most of which will be with internal staff)


  • Salary of £35,000 - £40,000
  • Quarterly and annual bonus
  • 25 days holiday + statutory
  • Opportunity to progress into a more senior role 1-2 years

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 54892 in all correspondence.

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

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Reference: 54892
  • Posted: 13th March 2023
  • Expires: 10th April 2023

CK Group

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