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R&D Synthetic Chemist in Wales South
R&D Synthetic Chemist
Our client is a market leader in the development of resin-based polymer beads for use in ion exchange applications. With strong demand in the life sciences sector they are seeking a Research and Development Chemist to work on the development and formulation of new polymer bead resin products.
The role will involve synthesis of new resin samples, characterisation of new products, laboratory process development and scale-up, process optimisation and technology transfer.
PhD / MChem / MSc in relevant Synthetic Chemistry, Polymer Science or Chemical Engineering subject.
2 years of research experience, ideally industry based but post-doc considered.
Solid experience in synthesis techniques (organic, inorganic, polymer) and associated analytical techniques, ideally related to polymers.
Process scale-up experience from lab to pilot plant to full plant.
Experience of polymer bead preparation desirable but not essential.