Our Client is a leader in the manufacturer and supply of high-performance industrial adhesives and adhesive application equipment, offering specialist bonding solutions to industries including construction, transport, and marine.Job Description: * Develop, formulate and test new polymer technologies.
* Assist in the transfer of new polymer technologies into full scale production. * Investigate existing products and formulations to improve manufacturing efficiency and reduce cost, in addition to improving chemical and physical properties. * Liaise with suppliers and source and test new raw materials.
* Support quality control activities including developing quality control procedures and related documentation. * Train and support production and QC teams in all technical aspects. * Provide support for health & safety and environmental legislation. * Monitor new developments in polymer technology and competitor activity.
Candidate Profile: * Qualified to a minimum of a Degree in Chemistry, Polymer Science or Material Technology. * Proven track record in the formulation, development and testing of polyurethanes. Well practiced in successfully taking new products from laboratory to production.
* Familiar with the raw material supply chain within the polyurethane industry. * Excellent communication skills are essential to ensure good working relationships from the shop floor to the boardroom.For the successful candidate a competitive salary is on offer with the opportunity for future career development.
Whitehall is the Recruitment Specialist for the Chemical, Polymer, Coatings and Life Science based Industries