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Greater Manchester

Job Description

A leading manufacturer of high-quality coatings are recruiting for a R&D Chemist for their site in Greater Manchester. As an R&D Chemist, you will be responsible for carrying a range of R&D projects involving coatings development, as well as scale-up of projects to pilot plant and full scale production. You will also be responsible for planning your technical work and timelines for product development, as well as solving technical and quality issues that arise within production.

To be considered for this R&D Chemist position, you will have a degree in Chemistry or closely related subject along with significant industrial experience within the surface coatings sector. You will also have a proven background in planning technical work and timelines autonomously.

Key Responsibilities

Plan and execute short and long-term development projects autonomously.
Develop and evaluate new products for new and existing applications.
Formulation and testing of coatings.
Work closely with external customers and production on any quality issues.
Plan pilot plant and scale up of products, and handover to the production facility.Knowledge and Experience

Degree educated in Chemistry or closely related subject.
Significant surface coatings development experience.
Proven background in planning and executing development projects within the coatings sector.
Previous scale-up of products to pilot plant and full scale production would be highly desirable

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