The company is an international leader in performance chemical products.
The Senior Product Development Chemist will be located in the South East and will be responsible for the development of general assembly reactive hot melt adhesives for a wide range of markets in an international environment.
This role combines technical product development work with customer interaction acting as the technical representative for the business.
Planning and execution of projects within agreed time frames and with significant interaction across functions
Defining customer requirements and utilizing this information along with formulating and application knowledge to develop differentiated solutions
Formulation and characterization of new products, developing new test methods as required
Scale up of new products and runs trials at customers
Reporting and presenting results to the business and have significant contact with customers and our plants
Contributing new ideas and novel technology uses and applications
Who we are looking for
Chemist (PhD in Chemistry or Polymer science, MsC or equivalent with relevant experience)
Experience in polymer synthesis
Experience in Product Development, from laboratory work up to commercialisation
Familiarity with statistical analysis tools would be an advantage
The position will require some travel
A competitive salary and full benefits package is available including annual bonus, share scheme, 25 days holiday and generous pension.
Please contact Jonathan Pearse on 01279 657716 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Via email please briefly outline your suitability for the role.
Job Ref: 9614
Senior Product Development Chemist | Adhesive Polymers | South East UK | to £34K (£35K OTE)