Senior Research Chemist required, based in North Cheshire. Requiring a PhD in Chemistry, Polymer Science or similar and practical experience of producing new materials by lab scale synthesis/polymerisation. Post-doc or industrial experience is considered beneficial but not required.
Title: Senior Research Chemist
Location: North Cheshire
Salary: Circa £35,500 per annum + benefits
SRG is working with a small but specialised team who develop additive technology for the polymer and plastics industry, as part of a multi-national chemicals company. As part of their succession-planning, they are looking for a Senior Research Chemist to join the team and lead new additive development projects. This would be an excellent opportunity for someone who has perhaps recently completed a PhD with a similar focus - e.g. polymerisation or novel organic synthesis.
Benefits: Highly respected company with a long reputation and an excellent record of employee development. 36 working hours, 8am-4pm Monday to Friday with some flexibility on start and finish times. 25 days holiday as standard plus 8 statutory days. Enhanced pension scheme and annual company bonus. Successful applicant will be enrolled onto a dedicated development scheme, with opportunities for travel, enrichment and further training.
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