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R&D Chemist

CK Group
£12.50 per hour
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a R&D Chemist to join a Chemical company at their sites in Wigan on a permanent basis. This is a Monday to Friday, 8-4pm with a hourly rate of £12.50 per hour.


The Company:

Our client is a world leading manufacturer of polymers and specialist synthetic resins.



This role is located at our client's site in Standish, but will also cover their other site in Wigan.


R&D Chemist Role:

Your main duties will be:


  • Undertake experimental work in accordance with the R&D Manual
  • Record all process information regularly and clearly to allow review and generation of commercial process instructions
  • Preparation of laboratory samples
  • Testing and evaluation of Raw Materials
  • Calibration of equipment
  • Provide suitable data for transfer purposes
  •  Record work and generate reports as requested 


Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:


  • Ability to follow chemistry testing techniques 
  • Experience working in a busy lab environment
  • BTEC / HNC in Chemistry (or equivalent Level 4 qualification in chemistry)



It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. To apply for this role or to discuss any questions please contact Emily Mills on 01246457710 or email

Please quote job reference 103201 in any correspondence. 




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

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