Technical Specialist – Fine and Speciality Chemicals

Job Category:
Fine & Bulk Chemicals, Laboratory Equipment / Instrumentation / Consumables
Job Type:
East Anglia
East Anglia
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £40,000 (depending on skills and previous experience)
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Technical Specialist – Fine and Speciality Chemicals

Ref: 19730

Our East Anglia based client is a contract manufacturer of crop protection, fine and speciality chemicals to customers across the globe. They are actively looking to recruit for a Technical Specialist.

Duties for this role will include:

• Providing technical expertise with a problem solving and troubleshooting service to manufacturing, with familiarisation with instrumentation such as LC-MS, GC-MS, ICP and FTIR

• To propose and validate process improvements and to provide expert technical input into the design and development of new and existing plant, processes or products onsite

• Auditing of plant performance standards of Environment, Quality, Reliability, Capacity and Cost

• Working within a Technical Support Team with defined responsibility for several Production Plants in support of Plant managers

• Liaising with Manufacturing teams on a regular basis to provide technical support for the operation and optimisation of processes

• Carrying out laboratory and investigative studies and evaluations to support existing and future manufacturing

The ideal candidate will possess the following key skills/attributes

• A degree in a relevant subject area (Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar)

• A minimum of 5 years’ industrial experience within large-scale chemical manufacturing

• Previous experience of troubleshooting and maintaining analytical instrumentation is essential

• Previous experience of providing analytical technical support to Process Development would be advantageous

Role: Permanent

Location: East Anglia

Salary: Up to £40,000 (depending on skills and previous experience)

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Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: David Bullock

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