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Date Added: Sun 10/04/2022

Senior Development Chemist - Inorganic

Basingstoke, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: Salary negotiable

A market-leading chemical development business based in Basingstoke is currently recruiting for a Senior Development Chemist (Inorganic) on a permanent basis. As Senior Development Chemist, you will play a vital role in managing/performing R&D operations whilst implementing and maintaining a continuous improvement culture.

Senior Development Chemist responsibilities

  • Act as the main point of contact for all R&D matters and provide technical support to the company on such R&D issues.
  • Performs and manages R&D projects while coordinating with production and engineering teams for the timely running of diverse trials and experiments.
  • Providing support, guidance, and training to members of the R&D team.
  • Interpret, summarise and present results from literature search and/or R&D experiments to management and/or project teams with the aim to lead or influence the development process.
  • Pursue improvements of our overall company technical knowledge by staying current with advances in inorganic chemistry but more importantly with developments in Lithium chemistry.
  • Routinely participate and contribute to the drive for change to ensure that industry standards and best practices are applied to improve company operations.
  • Identify techniques and technology tools needed to improve the manufacturing process and new product development.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary projects involving Production, Product Development, Quality, Regulatory, Finance, and Business Development.
  • Responsible for coordinating with production, warehouse, and engineering to ensure that scale-up trials are delivered as agreed and on schedule.

Senior Development Chemist requirements

  • Degree level qualification in Chemistry or closely related field of study.
  • Proven experience operating within an industrial R&D laboratory - working with inorganic chemicals/materials.
  • Excellent communication, management & leadership skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills. Possesses the ability to write clear and concise technical reports, presentations, and business correspondence.
  • Advanced knowledge of office software (i.e., word, excel and power point).

Senior Development Chemist/Inorganic/Chemistry/Chemicals/R&D

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