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Chemist R&D (Product Development)

South East
£28,000 to £35,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Chemist Technician R&D £up to 28-35k Base (prorata)

South East ABJ5702a

11 month contract

A chemist or materials chemist is urgently within a global R&D product development area to assist in experiments around the development of breakthrough, innovative and novel products.

(Full training given to a graduate)

Key Responsibilities

  • Prototype preparation of novel and innovative products
  • Ensure products are made to adequate standards and best practices
  • Prototype testing and characterisation (e.g. physical, analytical) according to instructions from product developers
  • Evaluating and interpreting testing results and presenting conclusions in reports and presentations to the lead product developer and team
  • collaborate with subject matter experts and product developers across R&D to establish new methods for prototype characterisation where needed
  • Plan and facilitate product evaluations using sensory panels or subject matter experts with guidance from product developers; report results and summarise key learnings for review with development team
  • Facilitate prototyping and prototype testing through collaboration with other functions (e.g. Sensory Science, Analytical Development Centre,
  • Contribute with ideas for product design improvements and technical problem-solving where appropriate

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree e.g. chemistry or other science background materials etc
  • Proficient in general laboratory tasks and procedures, such as solution preparation, handling chemicals and hazardous materials (e.g. solvents, flavour concentrates)
  • Full training can be given - (but experience desirable)
  • Full awareness of laboratory safety procedures.
  • Self-starter / taking initiative
  • Consumer-centric attitude and special interest in product design and development.
  • Problem-solving skills, analytical skills and attention to detail

To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson on

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  • Job Reference: 706198538-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hudson Shribman
    Hudson Shribman
  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £28,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent