Lead Chemist - Technical Services

Lead Chemist - Technical Services

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  • Sector:

    Oil, Gas, & Petrochemical, Scientific, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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A global chemical company is currently seeking a customer facing Lead Chemist to manage their niche Technical Services and testing team.

Our client is a world leader in their field; this division supports fuel speciality products to the internal combustion engine sector providing product solutions to reduce emissions and drive efficiency’s. The Lead Technical Services Chemist is a new role to the structure to manage the facility acting as main interface between the wider group and specific customer base.

The successful Lead Technical Services Chemist will be qualified to degree level in Chemistry or related scientific subject. You will ideally have experience of managing a lab environment in the chemical / petrochemical / lubricant/ additives sectors (or similar) as well as having significant customer facing experience.

Main responsibilities of the  Lead Technical Services Chemist include:

• Responsibility and day to day management for the laboratory team
• Coordination and prioritisation of laboratory activities
• Project lead for key customer tenders as required, ensuring strict timelines are adhered to and supporting documentation provided to a high standard
• Actively participate in new chemistry development teams
• Production and maintenance of technical support documentation and presentations
• Support in customer facing activities
• Assist in training of staff/customers in test techniques and product applications and present data as required to technical and nontechnical audiences
• Accountable for HSSE and laboratory quality maintenance
• Management of a reporting database.
• Maintain awareness of recent technology advances (within relevant technology area).
• Build and maintain excellent working relationships with key internal and external contacts with aim of providing outstanding technical service

Application via CV

Lead Technical Services Chemist
£45,000 - £55,000 (DOE), bonus, benefits

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