R&D Technician

Science Solutions Recruitment
South Yorkshire
£23000 - £28000 per annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

View more

Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Currently recruiting for an R&D Technician for a global coatings leader in the South Yorkshire area. As an R&D Technician you will be responsible supporting the development of new and existing formulations on the bench, as well as performing analytical and application tests on raw materials and finished product. You will also be responsible for assisting in the scale up process of new formulated products from lab scale to pilot and full-scale production, as well as supporting the development of new methods.

To be considered for this R&D Technician you will be degree qualified in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or closely related subject, along with previous industrial experience in the development of polymer formulated materials. We would be happy to look at anyone with formulation experience from the coatings, adhesives, inks, cosmetics, or personal care sectors. Someone with experience of working with polymer additives would be highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities
  • Supporting the development of new and existing formulations on the bench.
  • Assist in the scale up of new formulated products from lab scale to pilot plant and full-scale production.
  • Develop a strong knowledge of analytical testing equipment.
  • Perform application testing in line with SOP's.
  • Provide reports and updates on new product development activities.

Knowledge and Experience
  • Degree educated in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or closely related subject.
  • Previous industrial experience in the formulation of polymer products (coatings, adhesives, inks, chemicals, personal care products)
  • High attention to detail, with a good level of verbal and written communication essential.
  • Previous knowledge of working with polymer additives, emulsions and silicones would be highly desirable.

Darren Hawley

Lead Scientific Recruitment Consultant (Polymers & Coatings) - Science Solutions Recruitment


Science Solutions is a best in class recruitment consultancy, working solely with, and within, the scientific and technical industry sectors. Each of our consultants is an expert in a niche scientific market area, ensuring that we have the understanding and ability to represent you and your experience in the most effective way possible within the job market.

Find Us
01925 377815
Suite C,
Chadwick House,
Birchwood Business Park,

Apply for R&D Technician

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:
Your communication preferences

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Chemistry World Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar jobs