Graduate R&D Chemist

Job Ref: J32390
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 14 October 2019
  • Lancashire, England, UK Nelson, Lancashire Lancashire Lancashire UK BB9 7DR
  • £18,000 - £20,000 per Annum
  • Nathan Fairhurst
  • 0161 868 2227

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Graduate Chemist with genuine development opportunities based in Lancashire

Title Graduate R&D Chemist

Location Lancashire

Salary £18,000 - £20,000

SRG currently have an opportunity for a Graduate Chemist in the Lancashire area to join a small but successful company who can offer genuine development and progression opportunities. Working closely with a senior chemist, this position can offer training and a pathway into R&D & potentially management for the right candidate.

Role / Description This position will develop over time, initially supporting the sole chemist on site before stepping up to managing the R&D activities of the business and supporting other areas of the business as a technical expert. The duties listed below demonstrate how the role will develop over time:

  • Managing the laboratory & R&D projects - Developing & optimising products.
  • Ensuring compliance with Chemical regulatory bodies
  • Liaising with external analytical testing laboratories.
  • Developing product specifications to be used by global partners oversees.
  • Attending customer visits to support the sales teams as a technical expert.


  • A degree or equivalent qualification within chemistry or a similar subject.
  • Previous industrial experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills- both written & verbal
  • Can do attitude, strong work ethic & a keen eye for detail.
  • Enthusiastic, keen to lean and self-motivated.

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate chemist to join an expanding & successful business which can offer a long term career.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Nathan at 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 to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: Graduate, Entry - level, Chemistry, Chemical, R&D

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