A leading speciality chemical manufacturing business based in Essex is currently seeking a Development Chemist to join their R&D fuels performance team on a permanent basis. As Development Chemist, you will take a dual role within their innovation team and provide both formulation and QC expertise to current and new products.
*To perform testing on both existing and new products and provide technical feedback to the group.
*Conduct new formulations on both new and existing products and the ability to perform testing when required.
*To support the delivery to agreed time lines product and test method development programmes.
*Support the development of new fuels.
*To provide technical support to the business line for customer enquiries
*Interface with external test providers and supervise the special testing requirements of products.
*Assist with the scale up of new products for bulk manufacture
*You must possess a strong academic background, BSc/MSc/MChem in Chemistry or closely related field of study.
*Previous experience within an R&D lab - formulating and developing fuels (aviation, diesel, petrol) OR lubricant products.
*IT literate and excellent communication skills.
*A strong understand of general chemistry.
In return, a fantastic opportunity is on offer for the right individual with the company under taking year on year growth. £30k + excellent company benefits.