Development Chemist

North Lincolnshire


Search Scientific are working with a supplier of decorative, protective & intumescent paints & powder coatings based in Lincolnshire. Established for nearly a century, and with a global presence they have experienced a sustained period of growth and success. Due to this, they are investing heavily in, & expanding their UK based R&D facility to continue this trend. As part of this expansion they are recruiting for a development chemist and can offer long term career development and opportunity.

These roles will provide an ideal opportunity for a chemist who's looking to further their career in research and development.

The role:

Working in collaboration, alongside an experienced technical team, this position will be an opportunity to gain more experience in R&D that can offer full training on the job and ongoing development prospects. Once trained, the day to day duties of this position will be:

  • New product development, formulating new products from concept.
  • Reformulating existing products for new markets or to improve performance.
  • Assisting with scale up projects taking product formulations from bench to production scale.
  • Assessing and validating raw materials.

Working Hours

  • 37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday


  • A degree in Chemistry or a similar, relevant field.
  • Previous experience within research and development would be desirable, industrial placement years would be advantageous.
  • A creative mind-set, with the ability to come up with fresh & imaginative ideas or solutions.
  • Collaborative, team orientated with a can-do attitude and a desire to learn.

If you would like to apply for this role please use the link provided below. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to Alex Knox - or call 07917 461824.