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Experimental Scientist

We have an exciting opportunity available for an Experimental Scientist to join our R&D team based in Cumbria. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £26,000 per annum depending on experience.

Innovia Films is a leading global manufacturer of Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) films, supplying highly differentiated speciality products into the packaging, labels, tobacco overwrap and securities markets.

About the role:

As our Experimental Scientist,you will report to our New Product Development Manager and work with/support our Project Leaders to deliver the R&D portfolio of projects to achieve business growth and product security.

Contributing to effective project management you will be responsible for planning, organising and executing new products, raw material approval project activities.

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30 until 17:00.

Our ideal Experimental Scientist will have the below skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a scientific discipline, preferably Chemistry or Polymer Science.
  • Able to analyse and interpret scientific data.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Be able to work well as part of a team.
  • Have exceptional communication skills, comfortable liaising with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Able to learn, quickly understanding new concepts.
  • A logical thinker and able to deliver results under pressure with tight timescales.
  • Experience of working in a laboratory and/or manufacturing environment would be beneficial but not essential.

Benefits you will receive as our Experimental Scientist:

  • 25 days annual leave per annum.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Health Shield.
  • Cycle to work scheme (after successful completion of probationary period).

Closing date: 29 April 2022

If you feel like you have the skills and experience to become our Experimental Scientist, then please click ‘Apply’ today! We’d love to hear from you!

Wigton, England, UK