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Senior Chemist - Chemicals - Essex

Posted 23 January by Cranleigh Scientific Ended
Senior Chemist - Chemicals - R&D - Perm - Essex - £35k + competitive pension + bonus + medical health care + 25 days annual leave

A Senior Chemist is required to join one of the world's major suppliers of speciality and emulsion polymers, supporting leadership positions in many market segments, including coatings, construction, textiles, paper and synthetic latex for gloves. The company is active in all major industrial regions of the globe: Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Senior Chemist Responsibilities

- To drive the technical elements of product development for the speciality chemical business, including synthesis and application of products (Polyester synthesis).

- Coordinates technical work associated with multiple projects with responsibility for delivery of technical work packages.

- Detailed understanding of related technical areas, including polyester resin coating and organic diol synthesis.

- Make recommendations for new development projects and potential new application areas.

- Work closely alongside commercial team to provide application and formulation data.

- Responsibility for the overall laboratory safety, handling of chemicals and following strict EHS procedures.

Senior Chemist Requirements

- Degree qualified (BSc/MSc/MChem) from a leading university in Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry or closely related field of study.

- Demonstrate a experience operating within a commercial R&D laboratory - completing product innovation and research within the polymer or chemical industry.

- Excellent communication skills and the ability to both work well in group projects or independent work assignments.

In return the company can provide a fantastic opportunity to develop new skills within R&D and offer on-going career development with structured progression plans in place. £35k + competitive pension + bonus + medical health care + 25 days annual leave

Required skills

  • Chemistry
  • coatings
  • R&D chemist
  • additive formulation

Reference: 34300928

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