Junior Applications Chemist/ Analytical Chemist

Job Title: Junior Applications Chemist/ Analytical Chemist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J915067_1657555051
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2022 16:57

Job Description

Junior Applications Chemist/ Analytical Chemist

Type: Permanent

Location: Ellesmere Port

Hours: Monday to Friday (days)

Additional: My client offers a fantastic benefits package, which includes (but not limited to):

Health cover, up to 15% pension contribution after successful probation (5% matched prior to that), upto 10% annual bonus, parking onsite etc.

Russell Taylor Group is working with one of the UKs leading Chemical companies; being ideally situated in Ellesmere Port, the successful candidate will be working a key part of the R&D (small scale) - function on a range of products (e.g. additives for fuels, performance chemicals, homecare/agrochemicals etc). This impressive facility boasts state of art equipment and the successful candidate will be carrying out key experiments, often improvising (with support); to create a range of testing equipment types and methods/ tweaking.

Basic Role Outline:

  • Undertaking scientific work, resulting in the development of new products as directed by Research Chemists/Platform Leader
  • Carrying out experimental laboratory work as directed and collating and communicating experimental and analytical results
  • Delivering technical input to the overall programme as planned and directed
  • Responsibility for providing monthly updates as requested by Research Chemists/Platform Leader
  • Developing an awareness of product developments in project areas, as specified by Platform Leader / GBT
  • Building an awareness of available/developing research tools in specific project areas
  • Key competencies to include problem solving capability, focus on deliverables and the ability to work as part of a team

The Person:

  • Will hold a Degree in a relevant Chemistry based discipline (Organic Chemistry focused).
  • The ideal candidate will have some experience working in a commercial lab/ industry experience.
  • Will be a natural problem solver and have a genuine passion for Chemistry and wanting to run experiments.
  • Solid interpersonal skills needed

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