Graduate Chemist

Job Ref: J25423
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 13 February 2018
  • Lancashire, England, UK
  • £21,000 - £22,000 per Annum
  • Nathan Fairhurst
  • 0161 868 2227

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Graduate Chemist - 1 Year Contract - Full training givenTo work in applications development and technical servicesTitle Graduate Chemist

Location Lancashire

Salary £21,000 - £22,000

Duration 1 year contract - Immediate startSRG is working with a global leader in polyurethane technologies. As a result of their continued success they are looking to hire a paid intern to undertake a varied and challenging role in their widely respected Applications Development Centre. Working alongside a team of senior chemists focusing on urethane surface coatings, the role would be suited to a recent chemistry graduate with experience of organic synthesis - full training will be given. This is a brilliant opportunity to gain skills widely used in the chemical and material industries and could lead, in the future, to permanent employment. The successful candidate will ideally have a BSc in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with skillset that includes any of these: Polymer Synthesis & Characterization, Aqueous Dispersions formulation, Polyurethane Technology. The role is available immediately.Role / Description Alongside more senior team members you will be:Developing new products via synthesis workEditing technical and materials data sheetsFormulating finished products and helping identify new applicationsProviding internal technical supportInvestigating customer complaintsYou will use the following techniques - Titration, FTIR, GC/MS, Organic Synthesis, Polymer Synthesis, DSC, Mechanical Testing of Polymers, UV & weathering testing for coatingsRequirementsBSc in Chemistry or Chemical EngineeringKnowledge of organic chemistry Team workerIT LiterateSRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Alison on 0161 868 2216If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies. Keywords: Polymer Synthesis & Characterization, Aqueous Dispersions formulation, Polyurethane Technology.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.