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Graduate Development Chemist

Job Summary

  • Location Wrexham
  • Salary £24000 - £26000 per annum + Great benefits!!
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 31 August 2022
  • Ref 5483_1661955719

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Job Description

Development Chemist

We are recruiting for an Analytical Scientist with Chemistry biased who has ideally completed a Chemistry degree and gained experience in a placement year or post degree.

In this role you will work closely with a direct team of 8 at a well established, highly reputable manufacturing site in Wrexham who employ over 85 professionals on site.

They will pay you up to £26000 per year, working 36.25 hours across Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, 25 days of holiday, up to 11% pension (7% employer 4% you), BUPA cash plan and a discretionary bonus scheme!

This company design and manufacture products that support our medical and healthcare markets, they continue to advance, invest into technology and develop all of their staff moving forwards.

If you've recently graduated and have gained experience post degree or via a placement year in relating industry then this is a fantastic opportunity for you!!

What would I do?

You will be well involved with mass spectrometry testing and the quality control of new and existing products whilst also developing new products! This is a role where you'd be in the lab circa 70% of the time with the remaining proportion looking after reporting/SOP's, COSHH forms, researching, having the opportunity to assist in the writing of marketing material as necessary.

This really is a well-rounded scientific role offering great variety, ample exposure to laboratory sciences / business operations to elevate your career significantly moving forwards.

In this position you will typically work across a couple of HPLC's machines as well as a Mass Spectrometer. There will also be GC work, enabling you to really develop your analytical chemistry expertise.

You will be well supported by a more senior scientist who himself worked in this position and has elevated himself up the career ladder!

What do I need?

  • Ideally a relating degree in Chemistry or very similar
  • LC (Liquid Chromatography) experience
  • Experience in a lab gained via a placement year in industry OR post degree
  • Dynamic attitude with great communication skills to work well with wider personnel
  • A passion for chemistry, labs, development, R&D and all things chemistry relating!
  • You must be eligible to work in the UK
  • You must live within a feasible commute to the site in Wrexham

This role offers a great range of benefits and a genuinely friendly, long serving set of professionals to learn from and collaborate with. Importantly there are opportunities to progress and expand your skill set working on a varied product range where you will be fully supported.

If you have the chemistry degree + experience and the role sounds appealing then hit apply! If you want to learn more about the role please call Neil anytime on 02392-483-944

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Neil Williams MIRP Cert RP

Neil Williams MIRP Cert RP

My expertise is in permanent Technical and Engineering recruitment. I manage the complete recruitment process, discussing my client’s needs with new technical roles, identifying and interviewing candi

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