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Process Chemist (Organic Synthesis / Polymers)

Process Chemist (Organic Synthesis / Polymers)


£45,000 + tailored training + excellent career progression + 25 days holiday + life insurance + electric vehicle scheme

Are you a Chemist, with practical organic synthesis experience, looking to join a world leading manufacturer, which is expanding their advanced Chemical Plant, where you will be building your team from the ground up, within a new start up subsidiary, promoting the continued growth of the department, ensuring ongoing research and development and technical innovation within state of the art facilities?

Are you looking to join an oustanding organisation which is a world leader in biomedical science, currently experiencing rapid and sustained growth, improving the well-being of millions of people worldwide, through technical innovation and cutting-edge manufacturing, where you will have the potential for incredible career progression, supported through ongoing training and development?

On offer is the opportunity to join a highly reputable company which specialises in the development of specialist polymers and a major provider of biocompatible materials for medical applications to the ophthalmic industry. You will be responsible for the delivery of new chemical processes, the successful scale up of manufacturing chemical batches and the qualification of new raw materials. This is a highly versatile role, where you will have the freedom to identify gaps in your skillset, and select specialist training to upskill yourself, enabling your ongoing progression. The company is looking for an individual with a passion for synthetic organic chemistry to step into a newly created role for their Chemicals department.

The role:

  • Improving the efficiency, robustness and operability of existing product chemistries and processes
  • Developing new chemical processes for the manufacture of polymers and other biocompatible materials
  • Improving understanding of the chemical reactions that occur during the lab and manufacturing processes
  • Designing and carrying out laboratory scale experimental chemistry work to develop manufacturing processes
  • Ensuring new raw materials are assessed for safety and supplier approval
  • Assisting with the ongoing growth of the company through the growth of your own team

The person:

  • Practical experience working with polymers, and organic synthesis
  • Degree or equivalent in a related subject

On offer is an excellent opportunity to develop your career with a growing company, where you will be based in a modern laboratory, working on cutting edge chemical processes, developing new raw materials and chemical processes.

Keywords: Process Development Chemist, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Medical, Manufacturing, Scientific Engineering, Cambridge, Polymers, Biocompatible Materials, R&D, Organic Synthesis

If you are interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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