Analytical Chemist

Recruiter
SRG
Location
Berkshire
Salary
16.82 - 17.82 GBP Hourly
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Research Scientist

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Contract: 12 months

Pay Rate: From GBP16.82 an hour (circa GBP31,500 p.a.)

SRG are working with a global leading agrochemical company who are seeking a Research Scientist for the analysis and characterisation of active ingredients and co-formulants used in their portfolio of crop protection products (e.g. herbicides, fungicides and insecticides).

The Research Scientist will have a keen interest in analysis and problem solving with a good knowledge and application of basic chemistry and mathematics.

Responsibilities:

  • Use of a range of analytical techniques such as GC, GC-MS, LC, LC-MS and GPC.
  • Investigative analysis of samples - characterising and comparing these for differences
  • Using a range of instrumentation to provide solutions to complex problems.
  • Interpret experimental data for report writing, communicating to team and wider research groups.


Requirements:

  • Hold a degree in Chemistry or a relevant scientific subject with an interest in broader chemistry and learning multiple techniques.
  • Previous work in polymer or materials science would be advantageous.
  • Experience working within a research laboratory setting - demonstrable experience of problem solving beyond routine quality control.
  • Experience with techniques including GC-MS, LC-MS and GPC would be advantageous.
  • Ability to learn new software or hardware quickly.


Apply online today to avoid disappointment. Added benefits include a generous 31.5 days annual leave.

Interviews are expected to be arranged from week commencing 2 nd September 2019.