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Industrial Paint Chemist

£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

Dover, Kent

New Appointments Group

Industrial Paint Chemist

You will be responsible for performing technical development and formulation of paint systems to support the achievement of our client's business goals and objectives. Based in a laboratory, and working closely with the internal technical teams, you will design, plan and conduct projects developing and improving new paint systems.

Salary is in the region of £25-30k, depending upon experience. Immediate start available. Please note, own transport is essential due to the location of the site. Hours are 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Benefits include a Workplace Pension and 28 days holiday a year (including bank holidays).

Duties to include:

* Work alongside the technical teams to design, plan, and conduct projects developing and improving new paint systems.
* Provide support for factory scale up.
* Develop understanding of technical challenges and develop solutions to overcome problems.
* Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work area.
* Comply with all safety and regulatory policies (COSHH, HSE ADVICE).
* Ensure that all equipment and materials are used in the safest possible way at all times.
* Work closely with colleagues in the laboratory team, ensuring that new products are tested to appropriate industry specifications and methods.
* Keep detailed records of work performed (lab notebook), write Completion Reports when projects are finished.
* Conduct testing and trouble-shooting process for manufacturing issues, process improvement, specification development or verifications, alternative packages etc.

The ideal candidate will have laboratory experience working with paint or paint-related products, and be educated with either A-Level/HNC Chemistry, or a Chemistry degree. You will however be considered if you haven't finished your degree. Formulation experience desired.

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