Development and QC Chemist

Location
Hawarden Industrial Park, Deeside
Salary
£22,000 to £25,000 depending on experience
Posted
18 Aug 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company

Amcrol Limited, a small privately owned company established 20 years, manufacturing speciality chemical products for the engineering sector, is growing and diversifying.

The Role

We have an opening for a versatile and practical bench chemist with an eye for detail and who will enjoy scaling up formulations to production level. Some experience in either of the following fields is required:

1. Formulation of surfactants 

2. Application of polymers for surface coatings

The successful applicant will take responsibility for quality control of the existing product range whilst assisting with the development of new products and applications. This will entail:-

Quality control of raw materials, intermediates and final products

Sourcing and assessing new raw materials

Compiling  product specifications and providing data needed to produce safety data sheets

Writing quality control procedures for new products

Working with production staff to introduce and/or improve manufacturing procedures

Working with commercial manager to take products to market

Providing technical support to customers and investigating complaints

Maintaining records of all work carried out

Ensure cleanliness of laboratory

Qualifications

BSc. or equivalent in Chemistry