Graduate Research & Development (R&D) Chemist

£24,725 - £28,846
16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our company name has become synonymous with delivering dependable waterproofing solutions backed by supreme levels of customer service. This hard earned reputation has been built on a foundation of quality and an ethos of customer service which permeates through the organisation and remains as strong today as it did 100 years ago. The rewards speak for themselves.

We are currently recruiting for a Research & Development (R&D) Chemist with Previous experience with polymers; e.g., polyurethanes, polyamides, polyolefin or adhesives would be advantageous but not essential.

Employment type: Full time & Permanent

Qualification: A degree or HND/Equivalent in Chemistry / Polymer chemistry / Material science or a related subject

Probation: 6 months

Salary: £24,725 - £28,846, competitive and commensurate with experience

Hours: 35 hours per week

Candidate Profile

- Experience in Quality Assurance Management within Manufacturing industry
- Good analytical skills
- A methodical approach to the job
- Understanding of product and uses
- Experience in laboratory procedures and testing regimes
- Understanding of quality demands
- Analytically focused with a keen eye for details
- Excellent report writing and communication skills.
- Eligibility to work within the UK.

Key responsibilities

- Organise and carry out delegated laboratory work to agreed quality plans and schedules, including testing both manufactured and bought in products and materials
- Assist in the investigation of complaints as they are received
- To support Manufacturing/Accounts Dept in analysis/investigation of BOM/Yield variance
- Maintain records of data as prescribed in laboratory procedures and as operational/quality requirements dictate
- Planning, organising and monitoring production trials
- Make improvements or modifications to current processes
- Generate ideas for new products, researching feasibility, resource and compliance
- Assess new products coming into the company
- Recording and analysing data
- Generate and maintain product specifications

How to Apply:

Please submit your application online.

Company Benefits & Rewards

The full time, permanent position comes with company paid health plan, contributory pension, Life Assurance plan, 24 days holidays increasing to 26 days in addition to bank holidays and a free car park.

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, gender, race, colour, religion & belief, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community.

Due to high volume of applications, we can only reach out to successful candidates. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in our Company.

Strictly no agencies