CK Science is recruiting for a Development Chemist to join a chemical company in the products and packaging industry at their site based in West Lothian, Scotland on a permanent basis.

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
REF Number: 00045169
Consultant: Oliver Care
Contact: 01438 842976
Date Published: 08.04.2019
Sector: Packaging, Chemicals
Location: South/Central Belt Scotland
Discipline: Research And Development, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

The Company: 

Our client are a leading chemical manufacturer of speciality materials within the consumer and media printing markets.


This role is located in West Lothian, Scotland. The site is easily commutable from the surrounding areas via good road networks and public transport links.

The Role:

Your main duties will be:

Product testing, gathering data, tracking details of recommendations and any corrective actions with internal stakeholders on project updates.
Working on new formulations.
Supporting the development of new products and an understanding of the manufacturing operation.

Further responsibilities will include:

Support other areas of the business where necessary including Operations, Marketing and Sales.

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Qualified to Degree level in chemistry or other relevant scientific discipline.
  • Knowledge / experience of working within a manufacturing background (preferably print/packaging related).
  • Ability to travel within the UK, US and Europe.

The Benefits:

A competitive salary of up to £30,000 as well as other benefits including a pension contribution of up to 6%.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Oliver Care on 01438 842 976 or email Alternatively, please visit the vacancy listing to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 45169 in all correspondence.