Polymer Scientist / Engineer – Thermoplastics

Andrew Bolton at CK Science is currently looking for a Polymer Scientist/Engineer to join an innovative Polymer Materials Manufacturer who specialises in the development and manufacturing of thermoplastic materials to join their state-of-the-art facilities based in Hampshire.


As a Polymer Scientist/Engineer you will be responsible for project management of research studies for the development of thermoplastic materials. You will also:

  • Provide technical direction and hands on experience surrounding polymer processing equipment including film blowing, sheet extrusion, injection moulding and thermoforming
  • Provide technical service / support to both internal & customer teams including problem solving and offering technical advice.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leader in the field of Plastic / Polymer Material development & manufacturing in a role that will see you involved in all areas from inception through to completion. In return they offer an attractive salary and excellent benefits.


To be considered for this Polymer Scientist / Engineer you will have:

  • A demonstrated background in the field of Polymer Science / Engineering
  • A proven practical expertise in thermoplastics / plastics
  • A working knowledge of polymer processing equipment.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Polymer Scientist/Engineer role please contact Andrew Bolton on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST22539 in all correspondence.

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Sheffield Waste Recycling Plant to Create Jobs

The Yorkshire Post has reported that 20 jobs will be created at a waste plastic recycling plant in Sheffield.

Kevin Parkin has successfully transformed the fortunes of several companies, and has decided to launch his own businesses. One of said businesses is R3 Products, which will treat mixed and unsorted plastics before selling it on as building products.

Mr Parkin has estimated that they “will employ 20 people within the first year of operation” before adding that the UK industry needs “to be in a position where we can compete with Chinese manufacturers.”

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Laboratory Technician, North West, UK

A Laboratory Technician with a background in either the hot melt, epoxy or plastics sector is required for this expanding specialist manufacturing company based in the North West, UK.

Working as a Laboratory Technician, you will support the formulations laboratory by carrying out tests on formulations, whilst supporting the manufacturing plant through QC testing and troubleshooting.

The ideal candidate for this Laboratory Technician job will have experience of tensile and viscosity testing and be happy to work in a dynamic specialist environment.

This Laboratory Technician role is initially on a contract basis and requires candidates qualified to HNC/HND in Chemistry, polymer science or equivalent, with proven laboratory experience.

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For more information, or to apply for this Laboratory Technician job, please contact Russell Oakley on 0114 2839956 or email roakley@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote SH19818 on all correspondence.

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