R&D Technician

Job Ref: J32240
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 04 September 2019
  • Greater Manchester, England, UK Greater Manchester Greater Manchester UK BL2 6DP
  • £18,000 - £21,000 per Annum
  • Nathan Fairhurst
  • 0161 868 2227
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R&D Technician with genuine development opportunities based in Lancashire

Title R&D Technician Location Greater Manchester Salary £18,000 - £21,000

SRG currently have an opportunity for an R&D Technician to join a well-established manufacturer of speciality paints & coatings based in Lancashire. Supplying speciality products to projects around the world, they are currently going through an exciting phase of expansion and are keen to hire a R&D technician to join their growing team in Lancashire.

Benefits: This is an exciting opportunity that can offer long term development within a highly specialised industry. With ambitious plans to continue to grow their team & site this role can offer genuine prospects of continued development for a chemist looking to develop a career within R&D. Other benefits include:

  • Ongoing training & development
  • Long term prospects for promotion and advancement.
  • 25 days annual leave + public holidays (33 total)
  • Contributory pension scheme

Role / Description Working alongside a highly experience team, this role will be responsible for supporting ongoing R&D projects and duties may include:

  • Developing new products
  • Reformulating & optimising existing products
  • Evaluating raw materials & analysing manufactured products.
  • Overseeing batch production of products.

Working Hours: 08:30 - 16:00, Monday - Friday


  • A degree or equivalent qualification in Chemistry or a related field.
  • Previous experience within an industrial laboratory
  • Knowledge of the analysis or development of paints & coatings will be a distinct advantage but not essential.
  • Strong work ethic and an eye for detail
  • A genuine interest in developing a career within R&D.

This position would be well suited to a chemist looking for their 2nd role or for an R&D chemist who is looking for genuine long term career prospects.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Nathan.fairhurst@srg.co.uk .For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Nathan on 0161 868 2227.

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

Keywords: Paints, Coatings, R&D, NPD, Chemistry,

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