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Materials Chemist

  • Location

    Worcestershire, England

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary, Pension, Parking, Canteen

  • Contact:

    Rachel Clarke

  • Contact email:

    rachel@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    RC29287_1575280836

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-01

  • Startdate:

    Asap

Materials Chemist

Worcestershire

Competitive Salary + Contribution Pension + Parking + Subsidised Canteen



A fantastic opportunity has arisen as a Materials Chemist to join a global market-leader in the design and manufacture of highly-technical products which are supplied into the defence industry. The Materials Chemist will research new materials and take a lead in the development of new products and management of facilities for production.

Responsibilities of the Materials Chemist include:-

*Technical responsibility for a range of safe processes and properties used in the manufacture of defence products
*Working effectively and liaising with Engineers across manufacturing and test areas
*Developing new chemicals and compounds to be used in the final product
*Quality assurance of new and existing products
*Problem solving of chemical processes and manufacturing
*Research and development
*Requirements gathering from Engineers
*Handling of hazardous or toxic materials


Requirements of the Materials Chemist include:-

*Master's Degree and/or PhD in relevant Chemistry or Materials Science discipline
*A Chemical engineering background with experience of Materials Testing
*Experience in the delivery of research and development projects
*Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma
*Health and Safety requirements in a safety critical and hazardous materials manufacturing environment


This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of an expanding team of dedicated Engineers within a leading and niche manufacturing business.

To apply, please send your CV to Rachel Clarke or contact 01905 613413