Synthetic Organic Chemist - Greater Birmingham

  • Salary: circa £22,000 DOE
  • REF Number: 00046046
  • Consultant: Victoria Walker
  • Contact: 01246 457702
  • Date Published: 12.07.2019
  • Sector: Chemicals
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Discipline: Research And Development

Victoria Walker is recruiting for a Synthetic Organic Chemist to join a chemicals manufacturing company based in Greater Birmingham, on a full time, permanent basis.

This company produces a wide range of speciality chemicals for numerous industries. They are able to manufacture custom products as well as provide process optimisation. As a Research and Development Chemist, the company is able to offer a salary in the region of £22,000 per annum, and benefits include free life assurance cover and generous paid sick scheme (both after a qualifying period). They also provide access to a stakeholder pension scheme, a voluntary employee benefits scheme and a voluntary medical cash benefit plan.

Further responsibilities of this R&D Chemist will be:

  • to perform 'hands on' organic synthesis at bench scale
  • to evaluate and cost initial customer enquiries
  • to develop a robust process suitable for scale-up
  • to produce small scale samples for internal and external evaluation

As a Synthetic Chemist, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • PhD qualified Chemist (or equivalent level qualification) as a minimum
  • Passionate about organic chemistry
  • No industrial experience required

For more information or to apply for this R&D Chemist position please contact Victoria Walker on 01246 457700 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link 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 Science 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 46046 in all correspondence.

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