Manchester, Greater Manchester

We are working on behalf of a global manufacturing group whose chemically produced products service many sectors including Marine, Fire Protection, Automotive & Aerospace.

They are seeking to appoint an ambitious Senior Chemist to further develop truly breakthrough technologies. This is a key role with excellent development prospects for a highly innovative individual to work in a dedicated Laboratory Team in the North West of England.

Working within the Fire and Insulation Innovation laboratory, the key objectives of this varied & challenging remit are to develop new products and to timely solve any current product issues; acting as a subject matter expert for both internal stakeholders and external customers.

You will possess a Degree in Chemistry with proven experience in R&D work within the coatings industry. Specific knowledge of fire protective products would be beneficial but as this is a forward-thinking role, our client is really seeking a Chemist who is a self-motivated, tenacious and innovative problem solver who can quickly learn from failures and who is committed to developing new technologies within this field.

This operation is a global centre of excellence and offers the opportunity to be at the heart of the business in a leading R&D facility.

Also, on offer are excellent prospects as this forward thinking, employee focused business is committed to developing its talent and ensuring succession plans are in place for all its leadership roles. This international group offers a generous benefits package, on-site restaurant & parking and access to long term career opportunities.

We welcome applications from talented Chemists, Senior Chemists, Laboratory Managers, Laboratory Team Leaders, Technical Product Managers, Technologists, R&D Chemists with technical expertise in protective coatings.

Suitable home locations for this daily commute could include Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham, Middleton, Salford, Wigan, Chorley, Leyland, Warrington, Blackburn, Burnley, Preston, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Halifax, Huddersfield, Lancaster, Liverpool, Altrincham & Stockport.

However, this global organisation would welcome interest from individuals (with UK Right to Work) who may be interested in relocating.

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