Development Chemist

Experience dependant
18 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Megan Rich
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Development Chemist to join an innovative company based in the Oxfordshire area. As the Development Chemist you will be responsible for providing laboratory and other technical support to the Power Transmission Fuels Development Team, collaborating to develop new formulations and deliver fundamental understanding of transmission applications.


Your duties as the Development Chemist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Design, recommend and execute experimental programmes with guidance from supervisors.

2. Co-ordinate and ensure completion of discrete work elements; arrange package and oil blends, schedule analytical and performance tests, collate and analyse data.

3. Participate in project activity teams, presenting results and conclusions; as well as interact with internal and external contacts to progress projects.

4. Liaise with external service providers to ensure analytical and bench testing are delivered to a high quality standard and against established timelines.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Development Chemist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in Chemistry or related discipline, with extensive experience of working within a laboratory.

2. A working knowledge and practical experience with data analysis packages and word processing software; with the effective multi-tasking, prioritisation and time-management skills.

3. Proven industry experience in Power Transmission Fuels or similar would be advantageous.

Key Words: Development / Chemist / Power Transmission Fuels / Analytical / Testing / PTF / Formulation / Fuels / Innovation / Transmissions /

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.