Development Engineer Job in Wrexham, UK

Victoria Walker at CK Science is recruiting for a Development Engineer to join a polymers & plastics manufacturer based in county Wrexham, on a full time, permanent basis.

 

Development Engineer Job Description

As a Development Engineer, the main purpose of your role will be to maintain continued growth by being innovative and forward thinking, preferably within the new product development arena.

Further responsibilities of this Development Engineer will include:

  • Reporting to the Technical Team Leader
  • Responsible for developing new product designs and implementing their scale up through to commercial production.
  • As a good communicator and team player you will have a key role in helping direct cross functional project groups establish specifications with both prospective customers and suppliers.
  • You will take the products from conception in the lab through to commercialisation on the manufacturing plant.
  • Encompassing a mixture of development and process engineering work

This role will be on a day basis however flexibility is a must as trials may run into the night or over weekends.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

As a Development Engineer, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:.

  • A specialism in chemical/process engineering or development chemistry
  • A high calibre graduate with a 2.1 or above degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Polymer/ Material Science or Chemical Engineering.
  • An analytical, problem solving approach with the ability to generate and implement ideas.
  • Computer literate, ideally you will have a working knowledge of the following: coating techniques, drying, fluid processing and web handling, preferably gained in a similar process industry.

 

Benefits:

As Development Engineer you will be working with a plastics & polymers manufacturer based in county Wrexham.

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Pension and life assurance cover
  • Private medical assurance
  • Flexitime

 

How to Apply:

 

Victoria Walker at CK Science is recruiting for a Development Engineer in Wrexham, UK

Please contact Victoria for more details.

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For more information or to apply for this Development Engineer position please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH24719 in all correspondence.

 

 

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Senior Chemist (Coatings, Paints) – Greater London

Andrew Bolton at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Senior Chemist to join an international chemical manufacturer to be based at their site in Greater London on a full time, permanent basis.

Responsibilities: 

As a Senior Chemist, you will be joining a growing team specialising in the development of coatings & paints for use in industrial applications. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Project management of formulation & development studies surrounding new & existing coating technologies.
  • Carrying out blue sky concept generation.
  • Performing application & analytical testing using physical & chemical techniques.
  • Working closely with manufacturing teams during scale up of products.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this Senior Chemist role will have the following qualifications, skills & experience:

  • A qualification in Chemistry, Polymer Science or a related discipline (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrated experience surrounding the development of coatings, paints, emulsions or relevant chemical products (e.g. inks, polymers, fine chemicals).
  • Specific experience of UV Coatings would be advantageous, but it is not essential.

Benefits:

As a Senior Chemist, you will be joining an industry leading Chemical Manufacturer at an exciting time of growth within the company. In return they offer a salary of £26,000 – £30,000, coupled with excellent benefits.

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How to apply:

Apply online now:

For more information or to apply to the role of Senior Chemist, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST24381 in all correspondence.

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Technical Manager – Polymer Coatings, North West

Victoria Walker is recruiting a Technical Manager to join the R&D team of a manufacturer of polymeric coatings with application in a range of industries, in the North West of England. 

Responsibilities:

The main roles and responsibilities of this Technical Manager will be to supervise the expanding R&D department as well as managing technical support staff. Expected to travel to other sites as and when required (both in the UK and abroad), you will report to the MD of this company who supply their products to the automotive, oil, industrial and consumer industries.

Qualifications:

To be considered for this Technical Manager position you will ideally be educated to degree level (or similar) in a related subject and will have managed technical teams in previous roles. Having worked within the coatings industry, you will ideally have expertise with liquid or powder coatings and will have be able to prove your knowledge of having worked in an industrial lab.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Technical Manager role, please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 2839956 or vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH22498 in all correspondence.

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Technical Sales Manager Job (Adhesives, Coatings) – South, UK

Our client, an innovative Chemical Manufacturer specialising in Adhesives & Coatings, are currently looking for a Technical Sales Manager to join their UK Sales Team in a field based role within the South of the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a innovative and forward thinking Chemical Manufacturer, which in return offer a competitive salary, a benefit scheme including company car as well as an attractive commission scheme.

 

Responsibilities:

Working as a Technical Sales Manager, you will be responsible for selling the organisation’s Adhesive and Coating product ranges to industrial based customers across the whole of the South of the UK. Your duties will include technical sales to both an established, yet ever growing client base; key account management of core customers as well as offering technical support via phone/email and in-situ including carrying out product demonstrations.

 

Person Specification:

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Material Science or a related Scientific or Engineering discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated experience in a Polymer or relevant Chemical industry. The successful candidate will either have previous experience in a technical sales function or experience in a technical function with some customer support who is now looking to move into technical sales.

A full UK Driving Licence and the willingness to travel within the south of the UK is essential for this position.

 

Apply Now

For more information or to apply for this Technical Sales Manager position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.  Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST21427 in all correspondence.

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Development Chemists – North West, UK

Two Development Chemists are required for join a coatings company based in the North West, UK. One Development Chemist will join their coil coatings department, and the other their powder coatings department.

The main responsibilities of these Development Chemist jobs will include:

  • Planning and developing new coating products and technologies in accordance with the company’s strategic and tactical programmes.
  • Completing any laboratory work requests that are assigned by the team leader in an efficient, organised, scientific and professional manner.
  • Researching, reviewing and identifying new raw materials and technologies in coil or powder coatings. These may then form the foundation of new/optimised coating formulations and technologies.
  • Preparing and defining project plans and timings with the team leader and technical manager for new development projects and ensuring that the expected progress is achieved.
  • Assisting in the preparation of PDS / MSDS for all new products developed together with any additional quality documentation that may be required.
  • Participating in any technical service and customer visits as required.
  • Providing accurate supplier information to the process control and the quality manager as required in order to ensure an efficient conclusion to any customer concerns or complaints. Obtaining and providing for technical reviews, samples, data sheets or information concerning competitor products and performance.
  • Providing written or verbal updates on projects regularly.
  • Preparing reports, presentations and communications on any project or technical support work.
  • Participating in the laboratory and industry monthly meetings.
  • Providing support and cover for other members of the sector team as directed to do so.
  • Ensuring that the work area conforms to the requirements of the housekeeping system.
  • Carrying out work in a safe, environmentally acceptable manner.

The ideal candidates for these Development Chemist jobs will have a degree (or equivalent) in chemistry or polymer science and will have hands-on experience with working with coatings.

 

How to Apply

If you would like more information, or would like to apply for either of these Development Chemist jobs, please contact Victoria Walker at CK Science on 0114 283 9956 or email vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH19648 in all correspondence.

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Laboratory Technician – Coatings – Scotland

Our client, a coatings manufacturer, is looking for a Laboratory Technician with a background in chemistry to join their development team based in Scotland.

As Laboratory Technician you will play an active part in developing inks and coatings for a clients based in a range of different industries.

This Laboratory Technician job will include quality testing, formulations, colour matching and dealing with customer queries and complaints. In order for the projects to be successfully carried out, you will be required to work with a number of different departments so communication  and an ability to work with different teams is paramount.

The ideal candidate for this Laboratory Technician job will be qualified to a minimum HNC in chemistry or related subject or possess equivalent industrial experience. This Laboratory Technician job also requires knowledge and understanding of polymers, coatings or inks. A UK driving licence is also desirable as the site is not served by public transport.

For more information, or to apply for this Laboratory Technician job, please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH19477 in all correspondence.

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Technical Manager based in the North-Mid Wales/ North West of England Area

Our client, a key player within the Chemical Sector, are currently looking for a Technical Manager to join their team based in the North-Mid Wales/North West of England area.Technical Manager will lead the technical department ensuring it effectively and efficiently meets the current and future needs of the business.

The roles and responsibilities of this Technical Manager position will include:

  • Leading and managing the Technical and Laboratory Functions.
  • Ensuring efficient management systems, working practices and reporting systems are in place.
  • To reorganise the department into a flexible, efficient resource that meets the varying technical needs of the business – today and tomorrow.
  • Clarify the roles and responsibilities within the Technical Department and introduce management by objectives, appraisals and similar techniques to monitor and manage performance and outputs.
  •  Keep abreast of legislative and technology changes and manage the threats and / or opportunities they bring.
  • Establish first class housekeeping, health and safety, MSDS management and similar laboratory procedures.

The ideal candidate for this Technical Manager position will possess an HNC qualification in chemistry or degree in chemistry (or equivalent). Previous experience of working with formulations/ coatings/ paints in a laboratory environment is essential and the candidate will be expected to possess excellent communication, problem solving, leadership, planning and organisation skills and be a good team player. A knowledge of industrial and marine coatings is also desirable but is not essential. Candidates must be eligible to work in the EEA.

 

How to Apply

To hear more or to apply for this Technical Manager role, please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 283 9956 vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH19409 in all correspondence.

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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.

 

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Development Chemist Required for Leading Specialist Inks and Coatings Manufacturer based in Scotland

Our client, a manufacturer of specialised inks and coatings based in Scotland, is currently looking for a Development Chemist to join their inks development team.

As a Development Chemist you will lead projects on new and existing inks and coatings which will involve managing them through conception to launch. This will include planning, sourcing raw materials, R&D testing, maintaining and updating technical documentation and off site technical support.

In return, you will receive an excellent benefits package including excellent working conditions, 25 days holiday (+ public holidays) and pension scheme.

The ideal candidate for this Development Chemist job will be qualified to degree level in Chemistry, or possess equivalent industrial experience, along with a proven track record in the development of coatings and inks. You must also have working knowledge of ISO standards, knowledge of experimental design and possess experience of working with a broad range of analytical instrumentation. Entitlement to work in the UK is essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Development Chemist to develop their career with a leading manufacturer of specialised inks and coatings.

If you would like  to hear more about this Development Chemist job, please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk.

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CK Science is the largest independent scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. We actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with interview preparation and up-to-date information about the industry. We pride ourselves on providing an honest, straight-forward and trustworthy service to both our clients and candidates.

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