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Process Chemist, Polymers

Job Title: Process Chemist, Polymers
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
Industry:
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Reference: J909579_1628859300
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
Contact Email: tom.hammond@russell-taylor.co.uk
Job Published: August 13, 2021 13:55

Job Description

Process Chemist, Polymers

Hours: (Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm)

Location: Blackpool

Salary: Up to £22,000 DOE

Additional: 20 days plus bank holidays (inc. 10 days fixed leave for Xmas and summer shutdown)

Additional: Parking onsite, company pension.

Our Client a global polymer manufacturing company based in the Preston area, is looking to recruit for a Process Chemist who will be trained up in the below activities and given the chance to progress within the company.

Role:

  • You will be required to plan organise and carry out polymerisation reactions on production scale reactors.
  • You will be monitoring and processing scrap material on the Effluent Treatment Plant.
  • Day to day duties will require controlling all aspects of meeting production targets.
  • The position will report directly to the Technical Manager.
  • Training will be provided to develop and broaden the job specification.

Person:

  • Must be qualified to HND / BSc Degree level (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a related discipline
  • The ideal Candidate will have some industrial Chemistry or Production / Process Chemistry experience but not essential.
  • Experience in working in an acrylic polymer manufacturing industry would be an advantage.
  • Experience in using computer controlled reaction processes would be an advantage.
  • Must be able to work in a fast moving manufacturing environment and be flexible with hours in order to address business needs.
  • Must be able work under own initiative and possess good team working and organisational skills.
  • expected to be flexible if overtime is required

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