Development Chemist - Paints

Location Scotland
Discipline: Chemicals, Coatings
Job type: Chemist
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Contact name: Laura Merritt

Contact email: laura@merrittrecruitment.com
Job ref: 162
Published: 6 months ago

Our client is a prestigious household name and part of an international manufacturing group who create and supply high quality water based paints. They are seeking an experienced Chemist / Technician to join the technical team to develop and test new water based paints. Experience of paint formulation and testing would be of benefit and relevant experience will be considered.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and formulating water based decorative emulsions.

  • Colour matching using spectrometers.

  • Testing of paints using a range of techniques.

  • Occasional quality control work and support of the QC department.

  • Maintaining Health and Safety standards with the laboratory, QC and production.

Candidate Profile:

  • 2-3 years experience desired ideally in water based paints, other relevant experience will be considered

  • Educated with a Chemistry Degree or HND/HNC.

  • Attention to detail is essential.

  • Creative flair and an interest in colour and paint is essential.

Offers: Competitive salary & pension