Product Development Chemist

Job Title: Product Development Chemist
Location: Isle of Wight, UK
Reports to: Product Development Manager
Department: Technology

Gurit globally delivers composite materials, engineering, processing tools and equipment as well as parts and solutions to a world-class customer list. We work alongside long standing customers in the vertical markets of Transportation, Marine and Wind with continued focus in emerging markets and product development. It is this focus that enables us to continue to deliver the future of composite materials

Role description

The Product Development Chemist will deliver new product developments and provide chemical related technical support for an assigned portfolio of existing products. Working with a team of technicians you will be deliver projects to planned specification, duration and budget. You will be introducing new chemistries, building blocks and techniques to create or evolve products.

Key Accountabilities

  • Deliver new product to specification
  • Leadership, planning and management of innovative technology projects
  • Technology watch and patent research surrounding assigned product portfolio

Skills and Experience

The successful Chemist will have experience gained in areas such as radical and radiation polymerization, epoxide chemistry, acrylate chemistry, high performance composites, adhesives and coatings. It is likely that you will have gained this exposure over the last 5 years in which time you will have also develop robust structured approach to project management as well as the ability to construct and present your findings.

Educational experience

BSc (Hons), MChem, or PhD in Chemistry