Senior Polymer Technologist / Chemist / Manufacturing Industry

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7657
  • Date Posted: 13 December 2021
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Scientific
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

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Senior Polymer Technologist / Chemist with extensive experience in a laboratory environment and experience of working in manufacturing (preferably polymer industry), who is a self-motivated team player with effective communication skills is required for a well-established Global International Company based in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.

 

SALARY: Dependant on Experience         

LOCATION: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire      

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Senior Polymer Technologist / Chemist with extensive experience in a laboratory environment and experience of working in manufacturing (preferably polymer industry), who is a self-motivated team player with effective communication skills.

Working as the Senior Polymer Technologist / Chemist you will formulate flexible thermoplastic compounds to customer and/or market requirements with a key focus on wire and cable compounds.

As the Polymer Technologist / Chemist you will have specific knowledge in the analysis of polymers and additives (DSC, IR, TGA) and in the preparation and testing of polymer materials.

As a successful candidate you will have a great opportunity to advance within a successfully growing global international company.

 

APPLY TODAY

If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Polymer Technologist / Chemist:

  • Formulate flexible thermoplastic compounds to customer and/or market requirements with a key focus on wire and cable compounds
  • Support product qualification and approval processes
  • Evaluate and qualify new and alternative raw materials
  • Plan and manage development activities according to the requirements of the technical department and associated quality system
  • Ensure effective communication with internal teams – mainly Global R&D, Commercial, Operations and Procurement
  • Problem solving - Investigate causes of material failure, report findings and propose solutions to colleagues and customers
  • Provide effective technical support and service to colleagues and customers
  • Coordinate with external test laboratories and universities to specify test programs
  • Coordinate with equipment suppliers to maintain test equipment and keep abreast of developments
  • Provide support and advice to customers and colleagues to ensure compliance with chemical and environmental regulations covering raw materials and products

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

The successful candidates for the role will preferably have the following:

  • Degree or Equivalent in Polymer Science/Technology or Chemistry
  • Extensive experience of polymer development (formulating thermoplastic compounds), preferably with low smoke and fume halogen free materials
  • Extensive experience providing technical support to internal and external customers
  • Proven solid experience in a laboratory environment
  • Specific knowledge in the analysis of polymers and additives (DSC, IR, TGA)
  • Specific knowledge in the preparation and testing of polymer materials
  • Experience of working in manufacturing (preferably polymer industry)
  • Self-motivated, team player, practical, creative, problem solver, well organized, effective communicator, computer literate, hands-on

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P7657

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