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R&D Chemist

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Employer
Reed Scientific
Posted
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Closes
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Ref
RDChem
Contact
Stephanie Savage
Location
North West England
Jobseeker Type
Organization Type
Contract Type
Hours
Salary
Negotiable

Further information

We are currently looking to recruit an R&D Chemist, with formulation experience.

The successful candidate will support the R&D Manager, and be responsible for the achievement of program objectives.

- New Product development
- Maintain awareness of new technology in the marketplace and identify opportunities to apply to new products developments
- Liaise with Marketing & Sales personnel to complete design briefs and translate product claims into performance attributes
- Develop formulations for car care applications in key categories of fuel additives, repair & maintenance, winter and appearance
- Develop methods to test and validate performance attributes. Write claims support documentation
- Work within multifunctional teams to help ensure products are launched on time, meeting targets of cost & quality
- Liaise with appropriate development, supply chain & quality personnel to scale up/ hand over to manufacturing

General Responsibilities:

- Understand the development activities of competitors and advise the business accordingly
- Ensure that technical enquiries are answered accurately and quickly
- Ensure that technical specifications are available for new and existing products
- Help to ensure that all activities within the laboratory are carried out safely, risk assessed and documented in line with departmental policies

Candidates will ideally have a Scientific discipline, preferably chemistry.

Candidates will ideally have previous experience within NPD, FMCG or personal care. Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business.

Reed Scientific

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