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Senior R&D Lubricants Formulation Chemist
Lubricants / Oil / Grease
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior level R&D Chemist with 7-10 years formulation experience to join a leading developer and supplier of high performance lubricants to the global marine industry. As part of the New Product Development Team which has a worldwide reputation for quality and innovation you will play a lead role in managing projects for the development of the very latest in Biodegradable Oils/Lubricants.
With a Chemistry or other Science related degree you will have extensive formulation experience in gear oil or hydraulic fluid. Alternately you may have experience of grease formulation and manufacturing. The role will involve regular interaction with suppliers, production, and senior management. You will be a multi-faceted individual with excellent communication skills who enjoys being part of a team, leading from the front, and who has a genuine passion for innovation.
A knowledge of biodegradable product development for the marine industry will be a distinct advantage in this position.
KEY SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES
- Essential Skills/Attributes required:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related field
- Minimum 7+years lubricant formulation experience
- You will be able to demonstrate effective problem solving and analytical skills and communicate confidently at all levels
- Capable of prioritising workload and developing appropriate timelines to meet the required deadlines
- A genuine passion for new product development and a strong commercial awareness
- A flexible approach to work and business travel as required
- Desired Skills/Attributes:
- Experience in biodegradable product development
- A knowledge of gear oil, hydraulic oil, grease formulation
Attractive base salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits and relocation assistance if required. Good career progression opportunities.
For full details contact Keeley Robinson at Oil Recruitment on 0044(1)565 626754 or 0044(0)7854 576318 or apply direct to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Oil Recruitment has been recruiting within the lubricants and additives sector since 1999. We work with major oil companies, lubricant, additives and chemical manufacturers and independent blenders. We specialise in the recruitment of R&D, manufacturing, formulation, sales and marketing, operations, commercial, technical and engineering professionals across the UK and Europe.
Oil Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK.