Job Category:
Job Type:
South East
South East
Salary Description:
Attractive + Benefits
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Chemist Science and Innovation

Ref: 20104

Role: Permanent

Salary: Attractive + Benefits

Location: South East England


Our client is a leader in providing expertise and support to the global food and beverage sector and is a prestigious name in its sector. They provide practical solutions that cover all stages of a product’s life cycle from consumer insight, ingredient innovation and sensory testing to food safety consultancy and global regulatory advice.

Our Client is seeking a bright, ambitious Chemist to join our Product Development team, to create, analyse and develop new technologies. The group solve complex problems using world-class scientific skills on a number of wide ranging projects which involve a combination of:

  • Creative problem solving and concept generation
  • Technology scouting
  • Feasibility assessment informed by practical experience and analysis
  • Proof-of principle demonstration in which our ideas are rapidly brought to life

The successful candidates will be expected to make a solid contribution to a group with core business in the food and beverage sectors.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Apply technical expertise to effectively consult on the use, analysis and characterisation of chemicals and ingredients for food and beverage applications;
  • Develop methods, technologies and applications to meet tight specifications set by clients;
  • Lab testing and experimental planning;
  • Technology scouting;
  • Project Management of smaller projects;
  • Support sales with technical content and project definition

 Experience & Qualifications

  • We expect candidates to have a degree in Chemistry ideally along with a PhD in Chemistry and; 
  • Excellent knowledge in one or more of the following: Organic Chemistry, Formulation, Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Synthesis or Polymer materials and their processing and applications, or other relevant subjects
  • Good understanding of chemicals, ingredients, materials and their properties and application;
  • Keen to be conducting both office based and practical laboratory research;
  • An interest in applying subject knowledge to the development of devices and new products.

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Contact Details:
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: +44 1606 818290
Contact: Lori Fitton

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