Scientist

Recruiter
CK Group
Location
Cheshire
Salary
£27700 - £29300 per annum
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
08 Jul 2021
Ref
50834
Contact
Natalie Wood
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CK Science are recruiting for a Scientist to join a chemical manufacturing company at their site based in on a permanent basis. This role is located in Cheshire, commutable from Warrington, Cheshire and Manchester.

The Company:

Our client manufactures speciality chemicals for a diverse market range. ISO9001 accredited, they are passionate about innovation, development and precision.

Salary:
£27,700 - £29,300 per annum.

Scientist Role:
Your main duties will be to:
  • Lead technical projects of limited scope, ensuring that timescales and objectives are achieved.
  • Research and design experiments, interpret and draw conclusions and maintain records, ensuring that all work complies with recognised quality systems.
  • Coach and mentor Technicians.
  • Agree monthly plans with their manager and then independently organise their workload and that of the reporting staff.
  • Make external contacts with suppliers and service providers.
  • Assist in identification, procurement and commissioning of new laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain company knowledge: internally through research, production and archiving of technical reports; externally by maintaining up to date knowledge of competitive and related technology/products, industry trends and patents.
  • Propose the use of raw materials using a broad range of criteria, including the avoidance of hazardous materials and any legislative or supply issues, whilst optimising costs.
  • Develop new procedures and methods.
  • Carry out laboratory work following standard operating procedures and be competent in relevant techniques.

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
  • A minimum of a degree in a relevant scientific subject.
  • Demonstratable experience working as a scientist with a proven track record of skills, knowledge and achievements.
  • Able to lead technical activities of limited scope.
  • Able to design experiments drawing on information derived from several sources.
  • Able to interpret and draw conclusions from scientific data, using techniques such as significance testing, regression and probability distribution.
  • Able to use a wide range of laboratory techniques, notably measurement and testing, formulation, dispersing and mixing, emulsion making, organic synthesis and polymerisation.

Apply:
For more information or to apply for this Scientist position, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246457723 or email nwood@ckscience.co.uk, quoting job ref 50834.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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