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Senior Development Chemist

CK Group
£0 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
29 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a Development Chemist to join the R&D department of a global chemical manufacturing company specialising in formulating new and existing household products at their facilities located in Durham on a permanent basis.

The Company:
Our client is leading chemical manufacture specialising in developing and producing household and laundry care products and exports them globally.

Up to £50,000. Depending on experience.

This Development Chemist position is located in Durham, UK.

Development Chemist role:
As a Development Chemist in the research and development department of this chemical manufacturing company, you will be responsible for:
  • Formulating new and existing products for the organisations household care division.
  • Ascertain whether formulated products are tested, analytical methods are created, scale-up correctly and perform necessary processing improvements.
  • Transfer products from development into large scale production.

Your Background:
To be considered for this position, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
  • Qualification in Chemistry or related subject.
  • Experience working in an R&D environment within the FMCG, consumer goods, household and laundry care sectors.
  • Ability to present clearly non-scientists.

  • Pension – salary sacrifice option available. Company pay 9%, employee pays 6%
  • Death in Service – 6 x salary if have financial dependants, 4 x salary if no financial dependants
  • Discounted BUPA membership
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Will Writing / discounted for partners

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56671 in all correspondence.


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

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