Senior Development Chemist - Adhesives

Job Ref: J31620
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Chemicals, Medical Devices
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 29 April 2019
  • Merseyside, England, UK Goodlass Rd, Liverpool Merseyside Merseyside UK L24 9HJ
  • £35,000 - £38,000 per Annum
  • Nathan Fairhurst
  • 0161 868 2227

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Development Chemist with a specialism in Inorganic Adhesives - based in Merseyside

Title Senior Development Chemist Location Merseyside, North-WestSalary £35,000 - £38,000SRG are currently seeking to recruit a Development Chemist with a knowledge of inorganic adhesives to join a well-established, leading producer of specialist industrial coatings. This position will be an integral part of a new R&D project aimed at developing new markets and will be well placed to grow and develop within the business.

Based in the Merseyside area, this would be an ideal position for a development chemist with experience or a good working knowledge of Inorganic adhesives.

Benefits: This position can offer genuine career opportunities, being well placed to potentially move in to a management position within a few years. Other benefits will include:

  • 33 days annual leave - Inc. public holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme - matched up to 6%
  • Performance related bonus - up to 10%

Working Hours:

  • 08:30 - 16:45 Monday to Thursday.
  • 15:45 finish on Fridays

Role / Description This position will be focussed on the development & optimisation of new adhesives to apply to new industrial markets. Key duties will include:

  • The development of adhesives with a focus on inorganic adhesives that can be bonded without welding, bonding or interlocking key components.
  • Developing adhesives with magnetic properties
  • Participating in pilot plant trials & complaint investigations -providing technical support.
  • Liaising directly with Universities & testing bodies.


  • A degree in chemistry or a related field / proven equivalent laboratory experience
  • Proven experience in the development / formulation of adhesives
  • Knowledge of developing inorganic adhesives or Silicate, Phosphate or Glass products.
  • Experience of managing development projects.

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 Fairhurst 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: Development, Adhesive, Inorganic, Coatings, Formulation

29/05/2019 13:52:20
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