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Applications Scientist

Greater Manchester
£25000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
8 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Applications Scientist required on a permanent basis, based in Greater Manchester. Requiring a degree in a Science discipline or engineering (Chemistry, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering).

Title: Applications Scientist

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: £28,000-£40,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Term: Permanent

SRG are currently working with a leading manufacturer of speciality chemicals used predominantly in the industrial fluid and lubricants industries. With a global presence and a portfolio of growing products, they are now looking to hire an Applications Scientist to join their applications team in Greater Manchester. This is an exciting time for them, with the successful candidate supporting in the development of a new range of products. A range of backgrounds can be considered including experience within Chemistry, Electrical Engineer or Mechanical Engineering.

Benefits: You will join a leading manufacturer of speciality chemicals with a portfolio of growing products at an exciting time for the business. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme and performance related bonus.

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm (with flexibility)

  • Support in the development of new products and applications
  • Support and lead technical projects including coordination, design and implementation of laboratory-based test benches
  • Present data and findings from development work to wider project teams

  • Educated to degree level within a scientific discipline (Chemistry, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering considered).
  • Proven industrial experience of application testing is advantageous but not essential
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Experience of working on multiple projects simultaneously

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Chris on 0161 526 1898.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

Keywords: product development, application testing, test rig, mechanical, electrical, chemistry, chemical, fluids, industrial fluids, lubricants, oils, greases, coolants, test benches, development, project.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Every day, we help high-calibre scientists, clinical professionals and engineers of all levels build great careers. We are dedicated to providing the best solutions for the broad-based science community, whether temporary or permanent recruitment, cutting-edge managed solutions, or contract scientific and clinical services through Synergy, our unique CRO.


We have established relationships with world-class leaders and small-scale start-ups alike. Our clients value our in-depth regional knowledge developed through our presence across the UK and Europe, and our national exposure that means we offer jobseekers an unrivalled range of career opportunities.



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