Job title: Lead Applications Scientist - Geo Technologies
Location: UK | East Yorkshire - Goole (Cowick Hall)
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 home care and lubricants.
We currently have an opportunity for a Lead Applications Scientist on a 12 month contract to work in our Geo Technologies business at our head office, Cowick Hall. The role will cover the various markets in the Geo Tech business – oil and gas, mining and water treatment, with the emphasis on oil and gas. The main purpose of the role is to generate industry performance data and use technical knowledge to evaluate and develop new and existing products to meet the needs of the Geo Technologies business. The role will also provide technical support to sales and marketing teams when required.
Educated to degree level in Chemistry and with experience of working in the Oil & Gas industry or Oil & Gas laboratory environment, you will be an innovative scientist capable of working autonomously. Good experimental skills are essential and you will need to demonstrate excellent problem solving skills, as well as a keen eye for detail. You should be a team player with a good level of both written and verbal communication skills. Planning and running multiple projects will also be a key skill.
The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefit pension scheme with death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday allowance (plus bank holidays), free lunch in on-site restaurant
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Closing date: 09/02/2016
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