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R&D Chemist


Reference:wtlrd Location: Cork
Qualification:DegreeExperience:See description
Job Type:PermanentSalary: € Negotiable
May be suitable for: Research and Development Scientist
PURPOSE OF ROLE


The successful candidate will be responsible for the Research, Development, Support and Growth of our Detergent and Water Treatment product formulations.


ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop new product formulations to support our customers, in line with Industry and ISO standards.
  • Constantly strive to improve our existing formulations backed by research, testing, recording, and reporting, in an efficient and thorough manner.
  • Aim to develop the laboratory and its analytical capabilities.
  • Responsibility for championing and driving our sustainability/green product initiatives relating to our product formulations.
  • Involved in the full lifecycle from research and development through to Customer on site trials.
  • Involvement at tender stage with new and existing Customers, as and when required.
  • Work in accordance with the central Lab Quality Management system and ensure compliance with ISO 17025 quality standards.
  • Have a proactive approach to assisting in the development of the laboratory and SOPs in preparation for external third party and / or customer audits and play an active role in such audits.
  • Involvement in driving the initiative to develop a new R&D database.
  • Identify and make recommendations for improvements as part of the team within or outside the department to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Support all other on-going laboratory functions within the QC, Bacteriological and Chemical labs.
  • Maintain accurate laboratory records and paperwork in accordance with documented procedures.
  • Maintain high level of housekeeping and hygiene within the laboratory.
  • Support and comply with safety and compliance initiatives on site.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.
THE INDIVIDUAL
  • High level of initiative, energy & motivation
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Capable of planning, executing, and delivering results within specified timeframes
  • Positive, innovative attitude and the ability to take on new assignments and projects with an open mind
  • Good communication skills (verbal & written).
KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • 3rd level qualification in a Chemistry discipline, essential.
  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years’ Industry experience, essential
  • Previous experience working in Detergent Formulations and /or Water Treatment Chemicals, a distinct advantage.
  • Proven experience working in Research and Development, desirable.
  • Solid core Chemistry skills, essential.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 17025 & 9001, desirable
  • Experience with Analytical instrumentation such as UV-VIS spectroscopy, Ion Chromatography etc
  • Good IT Skills, with working knowledge of MS Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint.
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Valid Irish Working Permit