Work Stream Leader – Worcestershire

Victoria Walker is recruiting for a Work Stream Leader to join a global materials and ceramics manufacturer in their Oxides/Non-Oxides department in Worcestershire on a permanent basis.

The main responsibilities of this role include ensuring the company is at the front of oxides/non-oxides material science by developing and owning the technology roadmap so to driving product performance and value to the customers.

To apply for this position you must have a Ph.D or Masters in ceramics or related discipline, have a global network of academic and industrial leaders in the field and be able to lead multi-disciplinary teams.

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Technologist – Warwickshire

Vicki Walker is recruiting for a Technologist to be based at a manufacturing company in Warwickshire.

As a Technologist, your main role will be to engage in important research and development projects within an agreed timescale set out by the business.

An honours degree in Chemistry or Materials Science or equivalent is necessary for this role.

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Victoria Walker promoted to Team Lead

Victoria Walker has been promoted to Team lead within CK Science based in the Chesterfield office.

Victoria will become a team coordinator, organising regular office activities such as liaising with marketing, regularly ensuring business development is on track and feeding back directly to the Office Manager. Vicki has been successfully building up to this role, overseeing the Chesterfield based science recruitment team.

With the expansion of the CK Science team based in Chesterfield, it is vital that there is someone directly overseeing them, a position which Vicki is more than capable of.

Please join us in congratulating Vicki on her promotion!


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Applications Chemist – West Midlands

Victoria Walker is recruiting for an Applications Chemist to join a materials manufacturing company based in the West Midlands on a permanent basis.

The core responsibilities of this role include being responsible for the creative life cycle development of new products, including laboratory developments, production evaluation, and customer trials. You will be considered product expert to internal and external customers, as well as provide technical support to Sales, Operations and Purchasing.

To apply for this position you must have previous experience of laboratory test methods in a formulations environment and know how to work in a commercial setting, including liaising with customers.

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Job of the Week: Area Sales Manager

Area Sales Manager Job

Vicki’s client, a manufacturer of urethane formulated systems, is recruiting for an Area Sales Manager to cover the South of the UK (including South Wales and Essex).


The main roles and responsibilities of this Area Sales Manager will be to sell its technically advanced structural adhesives, coatings, and binders systems to UK industrial users and installers. There will be the opportunity for a certain amount of account management and you will be involved in customer trials/ demonstrations, operating effectively at all levels within the customers’ structure. You will also be required to provide technical support to the existing customer base, and report weekly to the company’s head office in theWest Midlands.

The ideal candidate:

To be considered for this Area Sales Manager position, you will hold a 2:1 or above in a Science based degree or equivalent, preferably in Chemistry/ Material Science (Polymers). You will be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully sell technically advanced products to industrial users and will have a background in technical service or commercial sales. Experience of selling formulated chemical systems would be a distinct advantage or a candidate with experience in a technical role with some customer support who is now looking to move into technical sales.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for this Area Sales Manager position, please contact Vicki on 0114 283 9956 or email Please quote reference SH22931 in all correspondence.

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