Polymer Technologist - Coventry, £25-35,000

Job Ref: J32913
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 30 July 2019
  • Coventry, West Midlands, England, UK Kingfield Road Coventry West Midlands UK CV6 5AA
  • £25,000 - £35,000 per Annum
  • Tom Pickford
  • 0121 726 9750
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I'm currently recruiting for an experienced Polymer Technologist for a well-established manufacturing company based in the Midlands. Reporting into the site R&D Manager, this is a permanent role, paying £25-35,000 dependant on experience, and starts as soon as possible.

The Role:

- To participate in R&D projects and develop technically innovative new polymer products, including generating new ideas and reporting on project progress

- Evaluate/introduce alternative raw materials and new processes to ensure cost reduction and technical improvement

- Provide technical support to Manufacturing and Sales & Marketing, helping to resolve process issues and see ideas through from trial status through process optimization to successful implementation.

- Develop effective working relationships with current suppliers and identify potential new suppliers

- Undertake internal testing and commission external testing when appropriate to aid in the benchmarking of competitor products

The Person:

- Degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry / Polymer Science / Related

- Previous industrial or academic experience developing formulating polymer products

- Adhesive / Coating / Plastic / Resin Experience

- Experience in delivery of new product development from concept to commercial launch

- Project management, Continues Improvement and Team Working skills

- Willingness to travel internationally (to meet suppliers/customers/research partners)

If this role looks of interest please apply online. For further information please call Tom Pickford on 0121 726 9750.

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