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  • Job reference: RMS0172460

Material / Formulation Scientist

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  • Location: Sunderland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/10/2016
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Responsible to the Technical Manager for the safe and efficient operation of assigned laboratory activities in compliance with Environmental, Health & Safety and Management System requirements.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract to develop a series of automotive products (screen wash, antifreeze/coolant, brake pad cleaner, rust remover).


o Develop a range of automotive products such as screen wash, antifreeze/coolant, break pad cleaner, rust remover
o Using known formulations carry out lab scale work to establish viability and preference of formulations
o Liaise with external specialists for testing of lab formulations
o Provide written report with recommendations on formulations
o Project creation and progression to plant scale viability
o Project costing
o HAZOP and Design Review with relevant sites
o To maintain records of analysis on SAP database and hard copy as necessary.
o Site COSHH assessment and maintenance of COSHH records
o To carry out instructions as defined by specifications and test methods.
o To maintain a tidy workplace

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
o Experience in the automotive product (or equivalent) formulation or development industry is essential

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
o Access to transport as role will require some travel on company business
o Proven track record of product development

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