Development Chemist

Job Category:
Fine & Bulk Chemicals, Oil / Gas / Petrochemicals, Personal Care / Cosmetics / Toiletries / Household Products
Job Type:
North West
North West
Salary Description:
Circa £33,000 (depending on skills and experience)
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Development Chemist (Petrochemical)

Ref : 20215


Our NW based client develop and manufacture a range of petrochemical products, they are actively looking for a Development Chemist.


Duties for this position will include:-


  • Developing new high performance products for a variety of applications
  • Modifying existing products to improve performance
  • Providing key technical information to sales teams / customer service
  • Carrying out a range of physical tests in order to benchmark internal / competitor products, assess new products
  • Keep up to date with patents and industry literature
  • Investigating customer complaints
  • Assisting with product compliance
  • Maintaining lab equipment and systems
  • Carrying out testing to ISO / ASTM / IP / DIN standards
  • Ensuring all activities comply with chemical safety / CLP standards


Applications are invited from candidates with a BSc in Chemistry (or related subject) together with previous suitable skills and experience


This is a permanent position offering a salary of up to £33,000 (depending on skills and experience)


Role : Permanent

Location : NW

Salary : Circa £33,000 (depending on skills and experience)


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Contact Details:
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606818290
Contact: Martin Cove

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