Product Improvement Chemist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00050854
  • Consultant: Sarah Farrow
  • Contact: 0191 3706486
  • Date Published: 10.06.2021
  • Sector: Chemicals
  • Location: Gateshead, North East
  • Discipline: Analytical Chemistry, Production/Manufacturing

Sarah Farrow 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 rangeof 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 theirfield. 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 theA1. 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 causeanalysis
  • 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 willbe 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.

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information orto apply for this position, please contact Sarah Farrow on 0191 3706486 or email Please quote reference 50854.

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