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Junior Applications Chemist

Employer
Innospec
Location
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Salary
Up to £25,000 per annum
Closing date
7 Jul 2022
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Job Details

Innospec is a global speciality chemicals company focused on bringing innovative new technologies to market combined with a fast and responsive service. We serve a range of industries across the world, bringing our products to customers in markets from oilfields, fuels, refineries and power stations to personal care and performance chemicals.

 

Our global team of approximately 2,000 employees spans 24 countries, applying their extensive experience and market understanding to customers’ local needs. Integrating our global footprint with local service capability enables us to supply quality products that meet and anticipate changing market dynamics

 

A vacancy has arisen for a Junior Applications Chemist within the Innospec Fuel Specialties Department based at Ellesmere Port.

 

Key Responsibilities:

This role is laboratory based. Main accountabilities will include:

  • Undertaking scientific work, resulting in the development of new products as directed by Research Chemists/Platform Leader
  • Carrying out experimental laboratory work as directed and collating and communicating experimental and analytical results
  • Delivering technical input to the overall programme as planned and directed
  • Responsibility for providing monthly updates as requested by Research Chemists/Platform Leader
  • Developing an awareness of product developments in project areas, as specified by Platform Leader / GBT Building an awareness of available/developing research tools in specific project areas
  • Key competencies to include problem solving capability, focus on deliverables and the ability to work as part of a team

 

Candidates will possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Qualified to Degree level in Chemistry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop good communication skills, oral, written and presentational
  • Good practical chemistry skills are essential and experience of working in an industrial laboratory environment is highly desirable
  • Demonstrate the ability to be creative and develop skills to put ideas into practice
  • A good understanding of modern computer software
  • Evidence of wider scientific interest
  • Synthetic chemistry skills would be of interest but are not a requirement

 

As an organisation, we are committed to ensuring that Innospec is a great company to work for and invest significantly in the development of our employees to meet this ambition. We offer excellent benefit package which includes:

  • 25 days holidays + bank holidays (increases to 28 days after 5 years)
  • 5% pension contribution (Increasing to 15% following successful probation)
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Private health care (AXA)
  • Performance bonuses
  • Death in service (6x salary)

Working arrangements:

  • Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week, 7.5 hours per day, core hours 10am – 3pm

Company

Innospec is a global speciality chemicals company focused on bringing innovative new technologies to market combined with a fast and responsive service. We serve a range of industries across the world, bringing our products to customers in markets from oilfields, fuels, refineries and power stations to personal care and performance chemicals.

Our global team of approximately 2,000 employees spans 24 countries, applying their extensive experience and market understanding to customers’ local needs. Integrating our global footprint with local service capability enables us to supply quality products that meet and anticipate changing market dynamics

Find Us
Website
Telephone
01513506954
Location
Innospec Ltd
Oil Sites Road
Liverpool
Wirral
CH65 4EY
United Kingdom
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