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Laboratory Chemist

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£22600.00 - £25000 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

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Chemist required, based in the Oldham area of Greater Manchester. No industrial experience necessary (but is advantageous!)

Laboratory Chemist

Oldham (commutable from Manchester, Rochdale and surrounding areas)

Salary - £25,000-£28,000

Hours - Monday to Friday; 7.00am to 3.30pm Monday to Thursday and 7.00am to 1.00pm Friday with 30 minutes lunch break


SRG is working with a close-knit materials and industrial chemicals business in the Oldham area who have recently had a vacancy arise on their quality team. This role would suit someone with a background in chemistry who is looking to develop skills in an industrial role. Applications are encouraged from graduates or early careers professionals with a background in materials quality control.

Benefits: 33 days holiday, health care cash plan, life insurance double salary, 3 % Company contribution to pension

Role Description
  • Physical property testing in the lab (hardness, plasticity, colour checks)
  • Quality control (QC) of manufactured rubber products
  • Ensuring compliance and adherence to health and safety guidelines
  • Small scale production and manufacture of polymers and materials
  • Producing quality reports of product batches

  • Degree in Chemistry or equivalent industrial experience preferable
  • Exceptional work ethic and willingness to learn new skills
  • Knowledge of physical and industrial chemical testing techniques
  • Able to commute to Oldham daily
  • 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: graduate chemist, QC, Quality control, physical testing, analysis, materials, polymers

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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