Our client is a leading international manufacturer with a strong presence in global markets. With a rich history of innovation and a commitment to excellence their cutting-edge solutions have garnered a strong reputation for quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction. They have a fabulous opportunity for an experienced chemist to lead product development, resolve technical challenges and manage a technical team. Polymer based products have a wide range of applications including coatings, elastomer, foams and plastics.
Product development and solving technical problems across a diverse portfolio of products.
Manage a technical team focusing on internal processes, compliance and the development of new products.
EHS in the Laboratory and production and manages all internal and external pEHS activity.
Drives commercial and technical projects across the organization.
Project management ensuring timely delivery to customers in close liaison with the commercial team and production
Capital expenditure for laboratory equipment, processes, tools and methodologies.
Liaise with the Quality Manager to ensure adherence to ISO and external certifications.
Research using literature, patents, supplier information and conferences, keeping up to date with changes in legislation
Reporting to the technical director & general manager.
Degree in chemistry / polymer science / material science of similar.
Previous experience in leadership or laboratory management positions
Technical background in polymers, coatings, foams, elastomer, adhesives or plastics.
Exceptional skills in analysis, planning & organising, commercial acumen, project management and new product development.
Must have the right to work in the UK - sponsorship is not available.
This is an exciting company with a dynamic technical team who deliver innovative polymer solutions,. There is opportunity for career development within an international organisation and a great salary, bonus and benefits package. Relocation assistance is available.