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Ardrossan, North Ayrshire
£27000.00 - £36000 per annum
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Date Added
April 30th, 2024

Title: Chemist

Location: North Ayrshire

Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: up to £36,000 DOE.

Candidates must have permanent right to work in the UK

SRG is working with an innovative engineering organisation who produce highly technical products for the aerospace, security and defence sectors.

They are looking for a Chemist to join the team to support Production processes & Product Development teams by providing technical guidance and chemical expertise with all Chemistry aspects of their activities.

The position will be site based in North Ayrshire, 36 hours per week with a 4.5 day working week and half day Friday.


  • To carry out analysis of raw materials, Intermediates and final products ensuring that a legible, auditable trail is maintained throughout process.
  • Provide sound technical advice on the properties and characteristics of substances, mixtures, and formulations, Analytical methods and techniques, Interpretation analysis results and trends.
  • Develop incorporation requests and rolling schedules in line with production requirements.
  • Develop and validate materials and formulations to meet specific programme safety and performance requirements.
  • Provide validated data on materials and formulations to enable safe and effective introduction of new products (including products transferred from third parties) into manufacturing operations.


  • Degree educated in a Chemical discipline
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques and interpretation of data & test results.
  • Laboratory and performance testing of materials and explosives/propellants.
  • Knowledge of MoD/NATO and other relevant technical standards relating to explosives/propellant materials is desirable.
  • Preparation of technical documentation

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Aoife on 07825140518

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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