Technologist - Polymer Chemistry - Formulation

Cranleigh Scientific
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Technologist - Polymer Chemistry - Formulation - R&D - Perm - Bournemouth - £Comp

A market leading materials manufacturing organisation is currently seeking an experienced
Technologist/Materials Scientist to join their team on a permanent basis. You will play a key part in the materials development team supporting a number of projects to ensure they comply with customer requirements and completed within timelines and budgets.

Materials Scientist Responsibilities
*Work closely alongside a number of departments including product development, quality control, production and marketing.
*To have direct involvement in the formulation of new innovative products and ideas.
*Assist in the design of experiments.
*Practical lab work using polymer processing machinery.
*Testing and analysis of experimental data to produce measurable, meaningful and marketable technical data to support material developments.
*Seek continuous improvement of processes within the Technology department.

Materials Scientist Requirements
*You must possess a degree level qualification in Chemistry or closely related field of study (Polymer Science, Material Science, Chemistry).
*A strong understanding in Rubber/Plastic/Polymer/Composite Chemistry.
*Possess a wealth of experience in developing compound formulations, using a wide range of polymer bases that will ultimately meet customer requirements.
*The ability to respond accurately to technical enquires.
*Excellent communication and literature skills.
*A working knowledge of elastomers and theirs areas of application is highly desirable.
*Experience in analysing and solving problems

In return, you will be offered a competitive salary accompanied with a generous benefits package and on-going career development.

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