Carry out lab based experiments to establish the suitability of raw materials for use in manufacture / packing
Provide technical support and lab trials to solve manufacturing issues Investigate non-conformances and complete root cause analysis, providing solutions Work with New Product Leader to provide quotes for new products, set up new products on internal systems and personally supervise the first batch production Support QC in interpretation of analysis, analytical techniques and analytical testing Working with Plant, EHS and Engineering take part in risk assessments, HAZOPS & COSHH assessments Carry out routine safety inspections and quality checks including calibrations, daily and weekly checks of work area Responsible for maintaining your work areas in a safe and tidy condition; play an active role in 5S Work with due care and attention and in accordance with prescribed safety guidelines, adhering to the company policy, including the wearing of Personal Protective Equipment Effectively perform your duties whilst acting at all times in accordance with the Dignity at Work Policy, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and our values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Embrace and participate in PPI (Practical Process Improvement) initiatives to identify improvements and cost savings to the business Comply with ISO 9001 Quality Standards and ISO 14001 Environmental Standards
Bachelor of Science degree is an advantage, preferably in a Chemistry discipline.
Minimum 1 year as a development chemist or have undertaken an Industrial Year.
Demonstrable experience of distillation skills
Knowledge of analytical techniques, particularly HPLC, LC-MS, UV
Excellent written and oral communication skills are required to interact with all levels of the organization.
Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
Chemistry Degree, or several years laboratory experience
Proven practical experience in lab based chemistry
Strong Communication Skills