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Polymer Technologists

Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
£30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

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Materials/polymers scientist required for role in Newcastle. Previous experience within polymer products will be essential

Polymer Chemist


Salary - £30,000 - £40,000(depending on experience)


SRG is working with a leading UK manufacturer of high quality polymer and products for use in the automotive and construction industries. Based in the north Newcastle area, they have recently started looking to expand their team. This is a great opportunity for someone with previous industrial or academic experience working hands on with polymer and composite products. You will join a growing team working on formulating, developing and testing new products for a wide range of industrial applications. Job applications from graduates are welcome and individuals with previous industry experience would be considered at the upper end of the salary scale.

Benefits: Training in polymer processing, 25 days holiday + bank holidays

Role Description
  • Developing, formulating and implementing new materials for use in manufacturing
  • Providing technical support for customers and liaising with suppliers
  • Analysis of material properties with analytical chemistry techniques
  • Tweaking polymer formulations and troubleshooting
  • Adhering to safety standards and Working safely in a fast-paced lab environment
  • Ensuring products comply with quality requirements

  • A chemistry, engineering or similar degree qualification with a polymer experience
  • Experience formulating and developing industrial polymer products
  • Experience testing raw materials are fit for purpose with physical testing and wet chemistry techniques
  • Ability to travel or relocate to the North Newcastle area
  • Full right to work in the UK

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 Will on 0161 526 1885. 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: Polymers, polyurethane, thermoset, materials science, chemical, manufacturing, formulation

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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