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Senior Development Chemist (26141)

South Cambridge
to £45k DoE plus benefits

Eco-friendly innovation for inks, colloids and materials

If you are a chemist who enjoys commercial development and would like to make a significant contribution to reducing the impact of industrial processes on the environment, this growing Cambridge company may be the right next step in your career.

Their innovative technology reduces water pollution and carbon dioxide production in the mass manufacture of textiles. They seek a creative Senior Chemist to join their thriving and enthusiastic development team.

The Senior Chemist will be an astute individual who is able to discern when to investigate in detail and when to make a leap in research in order to make good, practical progress towards objectives. They must be a team-player, able to inspire and work well across multi-discipline teams and will also exhibit excellent communication skills and a positive outlook to internal and external stakeholders alike.

The following skills and experience will be needed to succeed:

  • A PhD in chemistry or a good BSc (2:1 or above) and commercial development experience in chemistry
  • Colloid chemistry, colourant chemistry and inkjet ink design
  • Evidence of making significant contributions to the development of new commercial products including process scale-up, and the ability to manage development programmes
  • Good knowledge of surface chemistry and material / textile science would also be very useful

Full right to work in the UK without sponsorship, time limit or restriction will also be necessary.

The company is made-up of skilled people committed to delivering a positive change to industry through their revolutionary technology. The site is based in a picturesque location in the south of Cambridgeshire and a competitive salary and benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate.

Keywords: Chemistry, Material Science, Development, Colloids, Colourants, Inkjet Ink Design, Senior Chemist, Principal Chemist, South Cambridge, Environmentally Friendly, Green Tech

Interested? Send your CV to ECM Selection; whilst we can only put forward the top few candidates, we do read every CV and try to respond to everyone. Or recommend a friend for £250, details at http://ecmselection.co.uk/tell-a-friend.

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