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Masters-qualified Chemist

CK Group
£24000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
9 Feb 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a Masters qualified Chemist to join a technology company at their site based near Runcorn on a full time, permanent basis.

As part of their continued expansion, our client seeks a highly capable chemistry-oriented Scientist to join their dynamic and innovative team. Based at their state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, the successful applicant will work closely with technical service and customer success functions to plan and deliver on experimental programmes, which are driven by customer requirements. As a Scientist in a collaborative and multidisciplinary team the Scientist will have the opportunity to grow from a technical point of view and as a professional.

The Scientist will be active across multiple projects and engage with a variety of project teams. You will develop performance enhancing coating formulations for use in a wide variety of industrial sectors around the world. This role involves both R&D and some testing and analysis. The company offers a salary of £24,000-£30,000 per annum depending on experience, as well as 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, company share option scheme membership, and pension.

Key roles and responsibilities:
  • Plan, conduct and interpret experimental trials or development programmes
  • Contribute towards project planning
  • Prepare / draft technical documents and presentations
  • Maintain excellent and detailed experimental records
  • Actively develop knowledge of membrane filtration technologies
  • Complete or contribute towards COSHH, risk assessment or other HSE documentation
  • Contribute towards to maintenance of lab equipment and general cleanliness

Candidate requirements:
The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:
  • A Masters Degree or equivalent in Chemistry or a related subject
  • Demonstrable laboratory experience and the ability to critically assess data
  • Some knowledge of membrane filtration processes in the water sector would be beneficial
  • Experience of the product development process
  • Excellent communicator who engages well with others
  • The ability to foster a collaborative and engaging work environment
  • A full UK driving licence – essential
  • Willingness to travel, both internationally and within the UK when required – essential

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 54866 in all correspondence.


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