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Senior R&D Chemist

Employer
CK Group
Location
Kidderminster
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
18 Feb 2024

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Sector
Materials Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for an Senior R&D Chemist to join an adhesives manufacturing company based in Kidderminster, on a full time, permanent basis.

Salary:
£40,000 - £50,000+ DOE 

Job Summary:
As an Senior R&D chemist you will be responsible for leading the development, scale-up and launch of new structural adhesive products to support the growth of the EMEA business. This role will involve hands-on laboratory work covering polymer synthesis, product characterization and application testing.

Responsibilities of this Senior R&D Chemist will include:
  • Leading NPD projects, including formulation, testing and scale up validation
  • Presenting NPD and PM ideas and opportunities for consideration by business.
  • Supporting the R&D Manager in meeting departmental objectives.
  • Providing technical support to the Sales and Marketing teams.
  • Maintaining COSHH and other HSE required documentation and records.
  • Keeping up to date with, health and safety issues in all aspects of the work undertaken.

As an R&D Chemist you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
  • Degree (BSc or MSc) with industrial experience in R&D projects in high performance adhesives.
  • At Least 2 years Experience in polymer or material science and/or experience of adhesives and sealant products
  • Experience in 1K and 2K Polyurethane chemistry
  • Someone who is flexible, a self-starter, organised and has the ability to work and plan projects are essential attributes.

Apply:
It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56240 in all correspondence.

Company

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Telephone
+44 (0)1246 457700
Location
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
Chesterfield
S41 9FG
GB

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