Senior Development Chemist

Senior Development Chemist
  • £25,000 - £35,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Cheshire, England, UK CW10 0HU Cheshire UK CW10 0HU
Job Ref: J2157870
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 16 November 2020
Senior Development Chemist required in Cheshire East. Requiring proven industrial experience of polymer chemistry, with knowledge of silane.

Senior Development Chemist required in Cheshire East. Requiring proven industrial experience of polymer chemistry, with knowledge of silane or silicone chemistry particularly desirable.

Title: Senior Development Chemist

Location: Cheshire East

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Term: Permanent

SRG is working with an industry leader of coatings in Cheshire East. They are currently seeking a Senior Development Chemist who will lead the company's technical development activities, supporting with the innovation and development of products for new and existing markets. This exciting role will also involve the liaison with distributors and customers, whilst providing hands-on technical support to the production team. In the future, there is also an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop into a member of the management team as R&D Manager.

Benefits: A successful and fast-paced company who are industry leaders. 37.5 working hours per week, 7:45am - 4:30pm (with flexibility), Monday to Friday. 22 days holiday + 8 bank holidays and workplace pension.

Role Description

  • Supporting with development and formulation of industrial coatings
  • Provide hands-on support with the testing of products
  • Scaling up of products from lab to full production
  • Liaising with customers and distributors


  • Degree in Chemistry or Polymer Science (or similar)
  • Proven industrial experience in any aspect of Polymer Chemistry
  • Particular experience of silane or silicone chemistry would be advantageous, but not essential
  • Hands-on approach to the development and testing of products
  • Able to manage own projects and adapt to changing priorities
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently

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 868 2225.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

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Keywords: chemistry, chemist, development, develop, R&D, research & development, formulate, formulation, formulating, coating, silane, silicone, industrial, construction coatings, elastomer, coating, polymer, mould

16/12/2020 18:01:22
GBP 25000.00 25000.00
Contact Consultant:
Chris Beckenham

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