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Development Chemist

Stockport, CheshirePermanent
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Job Reference: J5636309
Updated On: 12/04/2022
Status: Open to Applications
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Chemicals, Technology, Science

Skills: Chemistry - Formulation FMCG / Food, Chemistry - Physical & Inorganic, Chemistry - PhD Materials / Physical / Inorganic, Chemistry - Polymer Chemistry

Job Information

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Development Chemist to join a leading Ink manufacturing company based in the Manchester area. As the Development Chemist you will be responsible to plan and implement formulation chemistry research projects in support of the Ink-Jet business objectives, to provide Ink-Jet Research with an ink formulation capability, and to play a role in developing the formulation chemistry capability within the UK R&D group.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Development Chemist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. As the Development Chemist you will lead formulation and research activities in several projects. Develop technical plans in formulation area and assist experimentalist in their delivery.

2. You will lead research activities in areas concerning colourant and polymer formulation, jetting, colour matching, ink physical properties (viscosity, surface tension, dynamic ST, etc) for ink-jet inks.

3. As the Development Chemist you will interact with Tech Services, QC, Production, Marketing & other R&D teams as is necessary to provide information, data and samples to the customer.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Development Chemist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in Chemistry or closely related subject.

2. Proven industry experience in formulation development of polymers, ideally with inks.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with dispersion and ink formulation.


Key Words: Ink, Inks, Formulation, Development, Chemistry, R&D, Polymer, Polymers, Colour, Dispersion, Manchester.
Edward McNulty
Your Recruitment ConsultantEdward McNultyEdward.mcnulty@hyperec.com
DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.