Our Latest Science Jobs in the UK and Europe – 21st January 2012

Here is a list of our latest science jobs in the UK and Europe. Click on the links below to find out more and be the first to apply!:

Science jobs UKHomecounties:

Shift QC Analyst – Berkshire

Technical Support Chemist – Petrochemical – Berkshire

Senior Assay Development Scientist – Bedfordshire

Junior Qualified Person (QP) – Buckinghamshire

Production Technicians – Hertfordshire

Laboratory Technician – Hertfordshire

Senior Chemist – Polymer, Rubber, Essex

MScience jobs ukidlands:

QA Technician – East Midlands

Laboratory Technician – Nottingham

Environmental Scientist Team Leader-MCerts, Derbs

Administrative Assistant Regulatory – Nhants


Research Associate – London

East Science jobs ukof England:

Sales Engineer – Instrumentation, East England


Procurement Manager in Livingston

North East:

Analytical Chemists – North East

Polymer Scientist in Teesside


Biocides Scientist-Powders & Chemicals, Flintshire


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Product Development Chemist – Scotland

Barney Smith at CK Science is recruiting for a Product development Chemist to join a company that manufactures novel products for the Oil & Gas industry


As a Product development Chemist you will be responsible for developing rubber based polymers to customer specifications and requirements.  This will include developing polymers from scratch, developing existing products, compounding, sourcing and maintaining test equipment and providing technical support to clients. 

Qualifications and Skills:

The ideal candidate for this Product development Chemist must be qualified to PhD in organic or polymer chemistry standard or possess equivalent commercial laboratory experience within rubber or plastics development.  They must also possess working knowledge of instrumentation and equipment used in rubber development and compounding and your communication skills must be excellent.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Product development Chemist role please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference DH23591 in all correspondence.

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Technical Sales Manager (Carbon Black, Rubber) – UK

A Technical Sales Manager is required to join the Commercial facilities team of a niche specialist within the Polymer Chemical industry based in Bedfordshire, UK.

This Technical Sales Manager job is initially on an ongoing long term basis (approx 6-12 months+), with a strong possibility of going permanent.

As Technical Sales Director, you will join the Senior Management Team and will report directly to the Managing Director (MD). You will be responsible for new business development, marketing and contract negotiation surrounding their range of carbon black based materials.

As the organization is in its infancy, this Technical Sales Manager role will entail mainly new business development within the Carbon Black, Oil & Gas, Rubber and other related Chemical and/or Polymer based industries.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a niche specialist organisation in a position that is integral to their growth. In return they offer a very attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this Technical Sales Manager role, you will have a demonstrated background within a Technical Sales or Business Development function within a related industry such as the Tyre, Rubber, Bulk Chemical or a related Chemical or Polymer Industry. Proven practical experience within a Carbon Black industry would be highly advantageous for this Technical Sales Manager role but it is not essential.


Apply now

For more information, or to apply for this Technical Sales Manager job online, contact Andrew Bolton on 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20002 in all correspondence.

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Development Manager (Compounding and Manufacturing) based in the North of Scotland

Our client, a global organisation providing field-proven solutions to the oil and gas industry, are currently looking for a Development Manager to join their team based in the North of Scotland. The purpose of this Development Manager role is to develop the compounding and manufacturing process for elastomer based products on a global scale.

Further responsibilities of this Compounding and Manufacturing Manager role include:

  • Developing manufacturing strategies (both compound mixing and product manufacturing) on a global level to ensure that products are continually supplied to required quality, delivery and cost levels.
  • Direct liaison and negotiating with potential manufacturing vendors/partners to allow for controlled expansion of the global manufacturing footprint.
  • Providing technical expertise to the R&D / Engineering / Supply Chain teams and specialised third parties in relation to compound development and enhancement.
  • Providing professional documentation and training for the efficient knowledge transfer to the Supply Chain when appropriate.
  • To be able and willing to travel to any location if required to do so due to operational manufacturing needs.
  • Developing relationships with compounding and manufacturing facilities.
  • Assisting with continuous improvement plans relating to new compounding & manufacturing processes and techniques.

The successful candidate will be qualified to minimum HND in chemistry or equivalent industrial experience and have a proven track record of working in compounding and manufacture of elastomers. You must also possess some managerial or supervisory experience. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential.

If you would like to hear more about this Development Manager job, please contact Barney Smith on 0191 384 8905, or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk quoting reference DH19087 in all correspondence.

Apply for this Development Manager (Compounding and Manufacturing) job online now.

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