Technologist / Development Chemist

Recruiter
Kinetica UK Ltd
Location
Derby
Salary
£32000 - £35000/annum Excellent Salary Package + Benefit
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technologist / Development Chemist
*Derby, Derbyshire
*Excellent Salary Package

Kinetica has a superb opportunity for a Technologist / Development Chemist to join the team of a well-established, global chemical company that serves a multitude of industries.

The primary function of this role is to deliver the project-based development of new products and processes. The appointed Technologist / Development Chemist will manage and evaluate product development ideas – from conception through to plant production – with specific emphasis and accountability for plant-based trials. Additional responsibilities will include:
*Undertake the development of new products
*Assessment and development of performance attributes of products
*Involvement in all safety and environmental initiatives
*Development of improved processes for the product production
*Provision of technical support to the production facility
*Implementation of new systems and techniques to evolve the business

The Requirements
*Degree qualified in Chemistry or Material Science combined with relevant experience
*Experience of developing and specialising in films / coatings
*Practical laboratory experience, ideally gained in a chemical, film manufacturing or related process environment
*Experience of acetate coatings or films