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R & D Chemist (Polymers)

R&D Chemist (Polymers)


£40,000 – £45,000 + tailored training + excellent career progression + 25 days holiday + life insurance + electric vehicle scheme

Are you a Chemist, with experience working with Polymers, looking to join a world leading manufacturer, which is expanding their advanced Chemical Plant, where you will have the chance to build your own team, and support the continued growth of the department, ensuring ongoing research and development and technical innovation?

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?

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
  • 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

The person:

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Practical experience in a similar or related role

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.

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

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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