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.



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 Please quote reference SH24719 in all correspondence.



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Senior R&D/Research Chemist (Adhesive, PU, Epoxy) – West Midlands

Victoria Walker is currently looking to recruit a Senior R&D/Research Chemist to join a manufacturer of adhesives and related products based in the West Midlands.


The main roles and responsibilities of this Senior R&D/Research Chemist will be to develop innovative products for a range of applications. You will be responsible for managing your own workload as well as assisting with project management, and you will help with taking the development of new products from concept through to launch. Specialising primarily in polyurethane and epoxy synthesis and development, you will lead the subdivision and will mentor a junior member of staff. Alternatively, with a water-based or research-focused background, you will investigate and innovate new areas of development for the department.


To be considered for this Senior R&D/Research Chemist role you will ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent in Chemistry or a related discipline, with experience gained within industry in formulating adhesive, polyurethane, epoxy or water-based products. This will preferably have been gained in the adhesives, sealants or coatings industries. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of assisting with projects. The post will suit a motivated self starter who can work with the minimum of supervision when required while also being able to assist in supporting a team.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Senior R&D/Research Chemist role please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 2839956 or Please quote reference SH22841 in all correspondence.

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