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Date Added: Fri 07/01/2022


Stevenage, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime


Rate: £15-£18 per hour PAYE

Duration: 6 months (possibility extension to 12 months for the right candidate)

Location: Stevenage - (70% office based, but can work from home when writing reports)

Role Summary:

An experienced buyer undertaking routine procurement activity. Reporting to the Procurement Manager and working within a team of sourcing and material fulfilment specialists at our new, purpose-built facility at Gloucester Business Park.

We are looking for an experienced Synthetic Chemist to work with the Chemistry team with employees across the world. Do you have a passion for employing synthetic chemistry skills to produce functional materials.

Key Activities:

Use a range of synthetic chemistries to produce functionalised membrane materials
Functionalise membranes with biological or chemical ligands for use in the next generation of affinity chromatography applications, towards expansion of companies Fibro range of products
Work closely with Materials Scientists, Engineers and Biologists to support activities including chemical analysis, reactor design, device fabrication, reactor and applications testing
Take detailed lab notes and use these to write up accurate protocols and technical reports
Carry out and document COSHH and Risk Assessments

Desired characteristics:

Minimum BSc or equivalent in chemistry from an accredited institution, with modules including organic chemistry
Experience carrying out a range of practical organic chemistry techniques in a laboratory environment is essential
3 months experience of synthetic organic chemistry working in industry (Chemical or Biotechnology) is desirable
Experience or good working knowledge of chemical analysis techniques such as GC-FID, SEC-HPLC, Raman Spectroscopy is desirable
Proven aptitude for problem solving, flexibility to adapt to changing project priorities, good attention to detail and a strong team player

If you feel you are suitable and wish to apply, then please send your CV
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