Development Technician

Job Ref: J27759
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 24 July 2018
  • Greater Manchester, England, UK
  • £19,000 - £19,500 per Annum
  • Nathan Fairhurst
  • 0161 868 2227

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Temporary Graduate Development Technician

Title Development Technician (Temporary Contract- Sickness Cover) Location Greater Manchester Salary £18,000 - £19,000

SRG have an immediate start opportunity with a leading specialist Chemicals Company based in Manchester. Based within the R&D labs, this position will be a contract role to cover sickenss with the possibility of further extensions, supporting the development of new products. This would be a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate with experience within an industrial lab to join an innovative, market leading company within the Chemical industry.

Benefits: This position offers a great opportunity for a recent graduate with limited experience as full training can be given. Equally this position can offer an experienced Colour chemist with the opportunity to join a company who are leaders in their field.

Role / Description

  • Routine analysis of finished products and raw materials
  • Assisting with product development projects.
  • Maintain laboratory stocks, making reagents and reordering materials as needed.
  • General laboratory maintenance and housekeeping duties.


  • A degree or equivalent qualification in Chemistry or a related field.
  • Previous experience within an industrial laboratory is desirable but not essential.
  • Knowledge of Colour Chemistry linking to Inks & dispersions or similar applications will be advantageous.
  • Available for an immediate start.
  • Fully eligible to work within the UK

This will be a temporary position, well suited to a recent chemistry graduate with some experience within an industrial laboratory who is looking to begin a career as a development Chemist. Full training can be given, and this will be a weekly paid role, likely to last for an initial term of 6 months.

SRG are the UK number 1 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 to Nathan at . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Nathan on 0161 868 2227.

If 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: Graduate, Training, Entry level, Development, Formulation, Ink, Colour, Paint, Surface coating, Dispersion

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.

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