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Development Chemist temp

  • Location: Royston, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by guidant group


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Chemist TEMP role

6 month contract

Salary: £3040 per annum

Working Hours 37.5 per week

Due to a temporary shortfall in resource a 6month Development Chemist role has arisen.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working within the Development team and be part of the overall Global Refining technical department.

You will be part of a team of chemists and chemical engineers developing new refining processes for the business. You will be responsible for the operation of a development rig, troubleshooting problems as they arise and interpreting data to assess progress.
Key responsibilities

Responsible for the day to day running of a development lab scale rig piloting a new process including reagent makeup and daily maintainace tasks
Proposing innovative and practical solutions to overcome challenges as they arise
Processing and interpreting results from the rig to determine progress
Communicating results through presentations and reports
Carrying out appropriate risk assessments (COSHH, risk, manual handling) for all work undertaken
To carry out any other duties which are within the employees skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed
Are you the ideal candidate?

You will have:

Minimum of BSc (or equivalent) in Chemistry or related discipline
Strong practical skills ideally in a development environment
Experience & knowledge of using Microsoft Office package
Previous experience of metal recovery on solidphase media would be advantageous
Ability to propose innovative and practical solutions to overcome challenges
Practical hands on approach
Strong communication and team working skills
Ability to quickly adapt to the needs of the business and achieve results within tight deadlines
Ability to work on your own and use your initiative

Guidant Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Guidant Global is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.

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