R&D Chemist - Coatings

Posted 9 March by Cranleigh Scientific
R&D Chemist - Coatings - Chemistry - Formulation - Perm - Essex - £Comp + Pension + Healthcare

A market leading functional coatings manufacturing business with a global reach is currently seeking an R&D Chemist to join their state of the art research facility, based in Essex. As R&D Chemist, you will take responsibility for the research, development and formulation of new innovative products that can directly impact the market space with the ability to communicate effectively with key clients and customers.

*Taking responsibility for project requests from the R&D group with the aim to create new developments and improve current portfolio.
*Support of senior chemists for progressing development and improvement.
*To complete and record technical data to effectively communicate across to customer/client.
*Investigation of complaints to product formulation.
*To ensure that all equipment is cleaned and maintained to the highest possible standard at all times.
*Learn about application processes through participation in customer trials.
*Carry out routine testing on products to ensure the formulation is in line with customer requirements.

*Degree qualification in Chemistry or closely related field of study.
*Possess industrial experience working within an R&D laboratory - completing formulation/development on coatings - paints or ink is accepted.
*To ability to communicate effectively to key groups and customers/clients.
*Excellent communication skills coupled with a self-motivated drive to learn new skills.
*Proficient in using Microsoft office including outlook, excel etc.

In return the organisation will provide an excellent opportunity to develop new skills related to research & development on innovative coating technology. Salary is £Comp + benefits including healthcare + life assurance + child care vouchers.

If you would like to receive further information or apply your details, please contact Matthew Batstone - /

Required skills

  • chemistry
  • paint
  • research and development
  • coatings
  • ink
  • water-based

Reference: 34644993

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