Location Cramlington, Northumberland
Salary £25 to £30k
An interesting and challenging role has become available at one of our partners sites in the North East of England. As a Development Chemist your role will include production and analysis of Kg scale processes, from the original bench scale, helping to improve efficiency and yield of the projects.
Main responsibilities will include:
·Developing and demonstrating new processes in the laboratory.
·Providing chemistry support and supervision for the start-up and ongoing performance of processes, to ensure quality and minimise lost time in manufacture.
·Monitoring, interpreting and reporting data.
·Working with the technical team and providing technical support to ensure product quality.
·Being compliant with health and safety procedures, performing HSE audits when appropriate.
·Working as directed by the Group Leader to ensure external customer requirements are met.
The ideal candidate will hold:
·Good honours degree in a relevant chemistry discipline.
·Strong IT skills using Microsoft office and databases.
·Effective communication skills both verbal and written, along with exceptional organisational skills.
·Confidence and drive for planning and coordinating projects, to be required when needed in a project management capacity.
·Preferably hold a PhD in organic/medicinal chemistry.
·Experience as a chemist in a fine R&D/chemical industry role.