Research and Development Chemist

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Research and Development Chemist

  • Post Date:13th October 2022
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Job Description

Paragon Inks (Holdings) Ltd are a developer, manufacturer and market leader of high quality UV printing Inks. Please refer to our web page at www.paragoninks.co.uk
We are now recruiting a Research and Development Chemist on a permanent basis.
The role will be innovation focussed, with responsibilities including: development of high performance polymer systems as well as our core business of UV curable inks and coatings. Working with customers to achieve operational excellence and solve any problems. Improving current products and liaising with our raw material suppliers to test and identify the best raw materials for each development. You will also be responsible for providing Quality Control and manufacture with all information and the support necessary to produce efficiently.
The work is varied so, a candidate who is able to work as a team or by themselves is required. Accurate maintenance of records and information is also an important function.
Knowledge of polymers is an advantage but not essential as training is provided. A successful candidate must be able to plan and organise allocated projects.
Qualifications and experience – A degree in chemistry or polymer related technology is preferred. Experience in the printing inks industry is essential.
Please contact Catherine Kerr on 01506 401260 or email
[email protected]
Salary: TBC
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Location: Livingston, Scotland