Product Improvement Chemist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00046082
  • Consultant: Oliver Care
  • Contact: 01438 842 976
  • Date Published: 16.08.2019
  • Sector: Chemicals
  • Location: North East
  • Discipline: Production/Manufacturing, Analytical Chemistry

Oliver Care at CK Science is recruiting for a Product Improvement Chemist to join a well established manufacturer of chemical reagents at their site in Gateshead on a permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client develops and manufactures a range of specialist chemical products and reagents to clients world wide. Their products are used across a range of industries including chemical manufacturing, utilities, leisure and waste, and the company is recognised as industry leading within their field. This role represents an excellent opportunity to work on a diverse range of improvement projects, with the chance to make a real impact.


This site is well serviced by public transport, and is easily accessible by car from the A1. There is ample free parking available on site.

The Role:

You will be responsible for a range of laboratory based product improvement projects.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Investigation of customer complaints and root cause analysis.
  • Product reformulations.
  • Manufacture and testing of small batches.
  • Management of new product introduction.
  • Providing product technical support to colleagues and customers.

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will be qualified to a minimum of BSc level, or possess equivalent experience in chemistry or a related scientific subject. You will ideally have experience in formulation or production chemistry. A flexible attitude towards working is essential for this multi-disciplinary environment.

The Benefits:

The company offer a competitive benefits package which includes a pension, company share scheme and employee rewards scheme.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Oliver Care on 01438 842 976 or Alternatively please click the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 46082 in all correspondence.

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