Polymer Chemist (KCC Global Technology Centre)

£35-50k Package
09 Mar 2012
09 Apr 2012
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent opportunity for a graduate chemist, with 3-5 years’ proven experience in synthetic polymer chemistry looking for a career with potential for growth and expansion.

Reporting to a Senior Scientist the position entails:

Development of prototype molecules or formulations
Performance testing against customer requirements
Generation of technical data & information
Provision of technical support in projects

This role will form part of an International team and the projects and programmes will be global in nature.

Minimum of degree or equivalent in Chemistry or closely related discipline

3 to 5 years experience in synthetic polymer chemistry chemical manufacturing. Ideally this will be within silicone synthetic chemistry, or formulation of silicone products, but as this is uncommon, we are happy to consider experience in other areas of polymer synthesis or formulation.

Physical aspects
Whilst there are no specific physical requirements, the role may require visiting R&D centres in Korea, Japan, China and other overseas locations. A current driving licence and own transport would be advantageous.

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