Chemistry Technician in Derbyshire

Role: Chemistry Technician/Technologist

Hours: 37.5, Mon-Fri

This role is a 12 month contract likely leading to permanent placement

Salary: £20k-25k depending on experience

You will be responsible for delivering the project-based development of new products and processes to meet current and future needs of the business.

-       To manage and evaluate product development ideas and opportunities from conception through to plant production, with specific emphasis and accountability for plant-based trials.

-       To undertake the development of new products as a result specific customer, market or business requirements.

-       Assessment and development of performance attributes of acetate film including optical, mechanical, thermal, chemical, electrical and audible aspects.

-       Development of improved processes to produce acetate film in line with business objectives.

-       Provision of technical support to the production facility and a problem-solving capacity.

-       Liaison with other members of the team to enable development projects, etc. to be translated into a production process.

-       Implementation of news systems and techniques to ensure evolving business is effectively supported.

-       Compiling and presenting reports based on project findings



-       Degree qualified in Chemistry or Material science, combined with relevant experience 

-       A grasp of modern analytical techniques to include infrared and UV-visible spectroscopy, GC microscopy, XRF, thermal analysis and surface analysis techniques 

-       Proven project management skills with the ability to turn an objective into a project plan and delivery against that plan

-       Time management and prioritisation skills

-       Communication and interpersonal skills

-       Good judgement, able to analyse effectively

-       An enquiring mind with logical problem solving skills and good workload management



-       Experience working in a manufacturing environment

-       Six Sigma Green Belt






£20,000 to £25,000

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