Graduate Process Support Chemist
Graduate Process Support Chemist required on a permanent basis, based in Cheshire. Requiring a degree in chemistry, with an interest in scale-up chemistry, technology transfer, process development and optimisation. A research project within synthetic chemistry is advantageous.
Title: Graduate Process Support Chemist
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000
Employment Term: Permanent
SRG are working with a multinational company who specialise in the creation of speciality chemicals for a range of markets. They are now looking to expand their Process team by hiring a Graduate Process Support Chemist on a permanent basis at their site in Cheshire. This new role will support a range of teams including manufacturing, process development, analytical and QC through testing new raw materials to enhance and optimise production processes. This role will suit candidates that hold and interest in scale-up chemistry, technology transfer, process development and optimisation. Recent chemistry graduates with a research project in synthetic chemistry are encouraged to apply.
Benefits: A new role in a highly respected, multi-national company, with significant intellectual property potential and commercial impact. 37.5 hours, Mon-Fri, flexible working hours. Excellent company pension and bonus potential, private healthcare and 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory bank holidays.
Role / Description
- Support in identifying, sourcing and testing new and alternative raw materials that are key in production processes
- Support in the improvement of yield, energy efficiency, safety and operability of production processes
- Support in conducting production trials through lab work, plant observation, pilot plant trials and plant trials
- Provide detailed technical reports on testing carried out
- Solve issues with production processes in regards to raw materials
- Degree in Chemistry (or similar)
- A research project in synthetic chemistry are encouraged to apply
- An interest in sourcing new raw materials and testing them within existing manufacturing processes.
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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 Chris on 0161 526 1898.
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