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Senior Development Chemist

  • Sector: Petrochemical & Chemical
  • Location: Billingham, County Durham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/12/2019
  • Duration: staff
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The Role:
Fircroft are proudly working in partnership with specialist chemical business Lianhetech, Seal Sands to appoint a experienced Senior Development Chemist to their team.

Recruitment is due to large scale site expansion. Do you have the required skills, knowledge & experience to support the business?

Job role:
The Senior Development Chemist reports to the Development Group Leader and is part of a team responsible for process development activities on new projects.
Meets site safety standards and no lost time accidents or major incidents impacting on the site's
Meets regulatory and customer quality requirements relating to ISO9001, ISO14001 and cGMP as well as the requirements of cross contamination prevention.

Ensure that all laboratory activities are carried out safely, and that due regard to safety issues is paid when developing processes for introduction on plant
Carry out process development activities on projects as allocated by the Development Manager
Act as project manager on designated projects
Ensure that the laboratory working area is maintained in a safe and tidy fashion
Provide technical support when processes are introduced to the plant
Be responsible for day to day supervision of technical staff, planning and co-ordinating work as required to meet project objectives
Contribute to technical assessments on new enquiries as appropriate
Act as the contact point for other departments on technical issues on new project introduction
Take part in technical meetings with customers and act as a contact with the customer for technical issues on projects
Contribute to meeting departmental budget targets

The Company:
In the Spring of 2017 Fine Organics Limited was acquired by Lianhetech, one of the largest Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations in China to provide their global customer base with innovative solutions for supply and manufacture in different geographical regions. Since Lianhetech acquired the Seal Sands site they have invested in the core areas of the business. With over 50m investment the site is in a period of change, a further investment has been secured to expand the current s

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
PHD or Degree qualified
Chemical production / laboratory background.
Good understanding of the principles behind process development and scaleup
Understanding of the SHEQ challenges for both laboratory and plant operations

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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