Job title: Development Scientist
Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Hull (Oak Road)
A global leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34 countries, our 3,500 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets - from Personal and Health Care, to Lubricants and plastics.
We currently have an opportunity for a Development Scientist to work within the Technical Engineering Department in Hull. Working alongside other scientists and engineers, the role holder will undertake laboratory, pilot plant and manufacturing scale trial work that will help to improve existing products and processes, as well as developing new processes for our Hull manufacturing site. As an expert on the chemistries employed on site, the role holder will also provide technical advice and undertake troubleshooting of processes to support the manufacturing and SHEQ departments.
To be successful, you should have attained, or be expected to achieve, a minimum of a 2.1 grade in a chemistry related degree and should be able to demonstrate good chemical analysis skills. You must also possess good initiative, a high standard of written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and be an excellent problem solver. The ability to plan, organise and to prioritise your own workload is essential. Experience of process development, NPI or operations support would be advantageous.
The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefits pension scheme with death in service benefit, paid holiday allowance and access to share incentive plans.
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Closing date: 17/05/2015
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