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Development Chemist in Derbyshire

The main purpose of this role would be research and development; formulation including mixing and blending; and general laboratory assistance and direction such as continued maintenance and improvement of the existing range of products.  The ultimate aim of the role is growth of the company through expansion of the Company's product base and market sector.


The responsibilities of this Development Chemist would include:

·         Existing product evaluation and formulation modification as required.

·         Managing formulation projects from laboratory through customer trials to full-scale manufacture.

·         Innovation and development of new products

·         Troubleshooting any issues arising during the manufacturing process.

·         Competitor product analysis

·         Analysis of current/future markets for development.

·         Preparing samples for customer approvals.

·         Quality control of blends including and not limited to; viscosity, pH and colour testing.

·          Possible SDS authoring support.

·          Possible implementation of ISO standard(s).


The following skills and experience are required:

·         Significant proven industry experience in development, formulation, NPD and quality      control.

·         Experience with SDS and QMS would be a distinct advantage

·         The ability to guide the company in terms of innovation and suggestions to move the company forward.

·         Full clean driving licence.

·         Good understanding of current regulations, e.g. REACH, CLP.






£25,000 to £35,000

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