Production Chemist - Food Manufacturing

Job details
Posting date: 21 June 2024
Salary: £27,000.00 to £27,000.00 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 July 2024
Location: Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 4SD
Company: The Recruitment Co
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: BBBH24376_1718974345

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Production Chemist - Food Manufacturing
£27,000 per annum
Daventry, Northants
07:30-16:00 Monday to Thursday and 07:30-14:45 on Friday - 37.5 hours

Are you a Chemistry graduate?

Do you have a real interest and passion in the small scale manufacture of chemicals using your synthetic organic chemistry skills?

Our Daventry based client primarily manufacture flavour and fragrance chemicals for use in the food industry and are looking for a Production Chemist. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small, growing and dynamic company
whose market place is global and their business is consistently growing year on year.

Production Chemist Responsibilities:

  • Duties of the Production Chemist revolve around the small scale manufacture (5L-25L) of F&F chemicals
  • Using a wide variety of classical chemical synthesis techniques
  • Using distillation as the main method of post-synthesis purification
  • Working in one of the two Production laboratories and be involved in routine manufacture and the introduction of new processes

Production Chemist Requirements:

  • A degree or equivalent in Chemistry
  • Enthusiasm and a desire to learn
  • Good team player
  • Experience of small scale chemistry at University or College
  • Some knowledge of safe working practices i.e. COSHH
  • Some knowledge of analytical methods such as GLC
  • Previous experience of working within a chemical manufacturing organisation

Additional benefits:

  • 5% employer contribution pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays

Please apply with an up to date CV in the first instance


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we're committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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