Scientist - Chemical

Job Title: Scientist - Chemical
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wirral, Merseyside
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J914777_1656599537
Contact Name: Ciara Sheard
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 30, 2022 15:32

Job Description

Job Title: Scientist - Chemical

Location: Wirral, Merseyside

Salary: Competitive & 10% Bonus

Type: Permanent, Full Time

Hours: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours

Russell Taylor has a fantastic opportunity for a Thermal Scientist to join a world leading company specialising in advanced materials science and engineering within ceramics, carbon and composites. You will be working from the Wirral site but will need to commit to very occasional travel which may include overseas.


  • Perform experimental and technical investigation to gain new knowledge
  • Interpret and report test results with implications for further design
  • Schedule and undertake equipment maintenance and calibration
  • Carry out risk assessments on new tests and equipment prior to use
  • Create link with external suppliers to conduct trials with their products
  • Provide weekly, monthly and yearly reporting on projects as required
  • Execute the role ethically and in accordance with the Business Leadership Behaviours
  • Actively participate Environmental, Health & Safety improvement initiatives
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations to ensure compliance within the areas of responsibility and ensure all statutory registers and records are maintained.
  • Ensure all members within the team are competent, adequately trained, supervised, and have the relevant information to enable them to carry out their duties safely
  • Domestic and international travel. Some travel periods may require extended stays when relating to production trials.


  • Relevant Engineering Degree, Masters or MBA educated (or equivalent role-based experience)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Worked within a similar decentralised business before with demonstrable personal credibility
  • Knowledge and experience within the relevant field
  • Previous experience working within a large organisation
  • Familiar with the Thermal production sites on a global basis
  • Working knowledge of Stage Gate methodology and other PMO tools
  • Understanding of the Capex process

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