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Research Chemist

  • Location

    Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Scientific

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    competitive

  • Contact:

    Georgina Gardner

  • Contact email:

    georginag@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8948

  • Job ref:

    079640

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-10

  • Start date:

    2018-06-01

Research Chemist       

Salary depends on experience
Ellesmere Port

Permanent position 

A multinational chemical company who specialise in Petrochemicals and Personal Care are looking to appoint a Junior Research Chemist to their site in Ellesmere Port on a permanent basis.  They are looking for someone with a background in Synthetic Chemistry to join an expanding team.

Duties:
  • Undertaking scientific work, resulting in the development of new products as directed by Platform Leader.
  • Carrying out experimental laboratory work as directed and collating and communicating experimental and analytical results.
  • Delivering technical input to the overall programme as planned and directed.
  • Responsibility for providing monthly updates as requested by Platform Leader.
  • Developing an awareness of product developments in project areas, as specified by Platform Leader / GBT.
  • Building an awareness of available/developing research tools in specific project areas.

To be considered for this role applicants must the following:
  • Minimum qualified to Degree level in Chemistry with skills in applications and synthetic chemistry.           
  • Minimum of 1 years experience in industry ideally within a research environment.
  • Good practical chemistry skills are essential and experience of working in an industrial laboratory environment is highly desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop good communication skills, oral, written and presentational.         
  • Demonstrate the ability to be creative and develop skills to put ideas into practice
  • Evidence of wider scientific interest.   
  • A good understanding of modern computer software.


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