Chemical Laboratory Technician

Our client formulates and manufactures polyurethane insulation, elastomers and coating systems and is looking for a Chemical Laboratory Technician to join a dynamic technical team focusing on the development of new products.

Main Features

  • Fundamental knowledge of chemistry or materials engineering preferably to degree level. Whilst not essential a working knowledge of Polyurethane chemistry would be advantageous.
  • To design, co-ordinate and execute several product development programmes to deliver new technologies within an agreed time scale.
  • Should have some experience working in a R&D laboratory. Whilst not essential, experience in the industrial insulation, coatings, adhesive or elastomers markets would be advantageous.
  • To help the business drive through scale up and to commercial launch.
  • Good understanding of material mechanical properties and polymer characterisation
  • Ability to work through problems in a logical way and be creative in the proposed solutions.
  • To adopt and drive company safety standards and procedures and work in accordance with existing policies.
  • Good organisation skills with an ability to prioritise and schedule work.
  • Effective communication skills within the team and also to customer and senior managers.
  • The role will involve some degree of UK and European travel.

This is a full-time permanent role, 36.25 per week, early finish on Friday.

Competitive Salary, will be scaled according to experience.