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England, Wiltshire, Swindon

Industry type:
Automotive, Engineering

£26,000 - £30,000 per annum

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Development Chemist

Job description

We are looking for a Development Chemist to join a local company based in Swindon, Wiltshire. The role purpose will be to deliver products from conception to production in line with customer specification.


  • Development of coating products for the automotive industry (primers, basecoats, clearcoats etc) from formulation and in line with industry standards
  • Testing and application of such products in the laboratory and at customer's facilities
  • Method development and validation in accordance with customer requirements and relevant legislative requirements
  • Stability testing of products
  • Produce technical reports
  • Provision of technical support to production
  • Ensure Health & Safety and regulatory guidelines are adhered to
  • Generating of new ideas and concepts

Key skills:

  • "Liquid" engineering/chemistry background
  • Previous industrial experience desirable
  • Strong written communication with experience of writing technical reports
  • Excellent verbal communication with the ability to build relationships and communicate at all levels, including with customers
  • Problem solving skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and independently
  • Strong team player
  • Good organisation skills and able to work accurately and to deadlines

Salary - £26k to £30k pa, but is negotiable for the right person.

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