Chemist R&D (Product Development)

Chemist R&D (Product Development) £up to 28-35k Base + Bonus

South EastABJ5702

A chemist or materials chemist is urgently within a global R&D product development area to assist in experiments around the development of breakthrough, innovative and novel products

(Full training given to a graduate)

Key Responsibilities

Prototype preparation of novel and innovative products

Ensure products are made to adequate standards and best practices

Prototype testing and characterisation (e.g. physical, analytical) according to instructions from product developers

Evaluating and interpreting testing results and presenting conclusions in reports and presentations to the lead product developer and team

collaborate with subject matter experts and product developers across R&D to establish new methods for prototype characterisation where needed

Plan and facilitate product evaluations using sensory panels or subject matter experts with guidance from product developers; report results and summarise key learnings for review with development team

Facilitate prototyping and prototype testing through collaboration with other functions (e.g. Sensory Science, Consumer Product Safety and Compliance, Flavour Centre of Excellence, Analytical Development Centre, Prototyping hub, Quality, Device Engineering, etc), and/or external laboratories; report results for review with development team

Contribute with ideas for product design improvements and technical problem-solving where appropriate

Qualifications and Experience

A degree e.g. chemistry or other science background materials etc

Proficient in general laboratory tasks and procedures, such as solution preparation, handling chemicals and hazardous materials (e.g. solvents, flavour concentrates)

Full training can be given (but experience desirable)

Full awareness of laboratory safety procedures.

Self-starter / taking initiative

Consumer-centric attitude and special interest in product design and development.

Problem-solving skills, analytical skills and attention to detail

To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson on 0203 909 3782 / 07814547440 ref: ABJ5702 or apply to

East London, England, UK