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Formulation Chemist

Location: LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Scientific Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: DAYS ONLY Applications: 1
Posted: 7 months ago Reference: 3056625
REED Scientific is currently looking for a dedicated chemist with a commitment to new product development. Our client, a specialist manufacturer of industrial lubricants is looking for a Development Chemist scientist to join their growing team in Yorkshire.

The role
To be part of a technical team dedicated to the delivery of new products that supports the company’s business plan. You will support the R&D director in establishing an effective new product development program.

Role Specifics;

• You will be ensuring new and existing products are developed in accordance with project briefs to agreed deadlines and budget.
• You will work with manufacturing to develop improved processes and methods and thereby reduce cost and improve product quality.
• You will assist with managing customer’s product complaints and any technical liability claims.
• You will manage any patents or design registrations
• You will ensure that all marketing materials are technically accurate and consistent.
• You will ensure health and safety, technical data and directions for use are available for all products in local language and are labelled in accordance with current legislation.
• You will assist with compliance requirements with regard to Reach, BPD, toxicology centres and GHS
• You will provide support and advice in technical matters where necessary to other business functions.
• You will keep documented records within scope of ISO registration

Specific Requirements;
• You will have a BSc in a chemical or related scientific degree/relevant experience
• You will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience working within an R&D laboratory
• You will have developed good scientific practice
• You will have the initiative, work independently, problem solve, work in teams and multitask
• You will have the ability to identify and highlight own training needs, and proactively upskill

Benefits Package
• Competitive salary
• Company & Personal Performance related bonus
• Free parking
• Excellent contributory pension scheme
• Free on-site gym
• 25 days holiday per annum

Tell me how you are suitable for the role and send your CV in Word format (2 pages maximum) to by Monday 7th August as the prospects of the role at this leading specialist manufacturer of industrial lubricants will attract the most desirable candidates in the field.

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