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Senior Development Chemist

West Midlands - Salary £30,000-£40,000

We are seeking a Senior Development Chemist to work for a manufacturer of epoxy resin coatings.

The role of Senior Development Chemist is to contribute to the development of Epoxy & Polyurethane systems. Knowledge of polyurethane & Epoxy chemistry is therefore vital. You will be required to work in conjunction with technical applicators to formulate products that work within the industry

Key duties of the role will be as follows:

• Formulation of epoxy systems
• Analysis of experimental results and writing technical service reports
• Evaluating the suitability of alternative raw materials in existing formulations
• Testing
• Analysis of raw materials and formulated systems
• Writing technical service reports
• Assisting with quality control tests
• Working with current resins and creating new formulas

You must have Epoxy & Polyurethane formulation experience and in addition to this, we would like applications from candidates who have:

• A degree in a Chemistry or Polymer related subject with practical experience of epoxy formulation
• Experience of epoxy systems, polyurethane chemistry exposure and/or polymer characterization techniques such as thermal analysis and mechanical testing.
• Experience of working in a laboratory, ideally in one of the following Chemical arenas: Resins, Epoxies, MMA and Acrylics
• Awareness of ISO 9001:2015 quality management system requirements
• Ability to generate Material Safety Data Sheets
• Understanding of raw materials and formulations

key words: polymer chemist polymer scientist polymer development chemist polymer development scientist surface scientist surface chemist PU Chemist PU Scientist Polyurethane Chemist Polyurethane Scientist Polyurethane Development Chemist

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