Senior Development Chemist

CK Group
Greater Manchester
£40000 - £60000 per annum
13 Jul 2021
10 Aug 2021
Natalie Wood
Contract Type
Full Time
CK Group are recruiting for a Senior Development Chemist to join a chemical manufacturing company at their site based in on a permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client is a manufacturer of specialist industrial lubricants, exporting to over 90 countries worldwide.

Senior Development Chemist Role:
Your main duties will be to:
  • Management/supervision of development chemists/technicians.
  • Provide technical leadership of product group.
  • Work with departments such as Commercial and Marketing to contribute to business strategy development.
  • Formulate and develop new products, improve existing products.
  • Create documentation and SAP records for new products.
  • Deliver technical reports and presentations as required.
  • Liaise with Quality Control re problems with production batches.
  • Contribute to the sourcing and maintenance of lab equipment.
  • Work with Production on the manufacture of new products and assist with other products as required.
  • Keep up with developments in the lubricants market personally and keep the wider company updated.
  • Ensure your workstation, the communal workspaces and facilities are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Abide by all Health and Safety procedures and Company operating procedures in your day to day activities.
  • Participate in training sessions as required.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the level of this post as required by management.

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
  • A degree in Chemistry.
  • Proven experience in formulating industrial lubricant products.
  • In depth knowledge of the chemistry of lubricant products, laboratory testing methodologies and real world applications.
  • Experience of supervision/management of others.

For more information or to apply for this Senior Development Chemist position, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246 457723 or email, quoting job ref 51079.

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

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