This job has expired

Development Chemist

CK Group
£0 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
31 Dec 2023

View more

Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a Development Chemist to join a chemicals manufacturing company at their site based in Coventry on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company:
Our client is ISO9001 and ISO14001 accredited and they sell both nationally and internationally. Specialising in cleaning chemicals, they now have a requirement for an experienced Development Chemist to join the team. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving new product development programmes with a focus on excellent product performance and cost effectiveness. The company offers a salary circa £40,000pa depending on experience, as well as 25 days holiday and pension.

The Development Chemist will be based at the company site in Coventry, easily commutable by road from surrounding areas including Leicester, Birmingham, Rugby, Nuneaton and more.

Development Chemist Role:
Your main duties will be:
  • Lead lab-based new product development projects according to commercial briefs and market demands
  • Develop and sustain excellent professional relations with key commercial colleagues
  • Support the scale up and production of new products
  • Lead the identification, sourcing and assessment of novel and alternate raw materials, alongside pursuing ingredient sustainability issues
  • Contribute to the development of analytical laboratory methods for new and existing raw materials and finished products

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:
  • Strong chemistry and product knowledge and familiarity with a wide range of chemical product ingredients
  • Industrial experience gained by hands-on formulation and production of chemical products
  • ‘Can do’ attitude – problem solver and comfortable making decisions

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56367 in all correspondence.


Find the career you always dreamed of

We are the CK Group, the UK’s specialist in scientific, clinical and technical recruitment.

We have 4 brands:  

  • CK Science is the leading independent scientific recruitment consultancy.
  • CK Clinical is an established leader in the clinical research and drug development sectors
  • CK Technical specialises in jobs for Engineers and IT professionals
  • CK QLS finds roles for high calibre professionals working in the science and technology sectors in Switzerland.

Over the last 28 years we have found jobs for thousands of high calibre scientists in the scientific, chemical, waste, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. By working with us to find your next job, you will get access to the best scientific vacancies in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

We are proud to be working with 18 out of the world’s top 20 scientific organisations.

We can help you find your dream job.

Company info
+44 (0)1246 457700
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
S41 9FG

Get job alerts

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

Create alert