Research Scientist

Job Title: Research Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Widnes, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-01-17
Reference: BH-122258
Contact Name: Jodie Oldbury
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2020 14:34

Job Description

If you are passionate about developing and utilising new technology to modify and inspire changes within an ever-growing market then this role is for you. I have a fantastic opportunity for a research chemist to join a Biotechnology R&T team within a chemical manufacturing company who are global leaders in speciality chemicals.
The successful candidate will be developing new powders, coatings and dispersions to provide advanced solutions for the sun care market. This is your chance to develop your skills to another level as not only will you be focusing on R&D, but you will be working closely with various departments such as; sales & marketing, operations, productions etc.  
  • BSc or higher degree qualification in a relevant field.
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in microbiology, life science or the chemical industry.
  • Understanding and appreciation of nutritional and physiochemical requirements of cells under cultivation.
  • Ability to find innovative solutions to complex problems and adapt to changing project requirements
  • Experience in microbial fermentation development using stirred tank bioreactors
In Return:
You will receive a competitive salary and benefits package which includes a pension scheme, 25 days paid holiday allowance (in addition to bank holidays) and access to share plans.