Rob Walker is recruiting for a Performance Evaluation Scientist to join a chemicals manufacturing company based in Flintshire, on a 12 month maternity contract basis.
As a Performance Evaluation Scientist, the main purpose of your role will be to provide technical support predominantly within the Application areas for the company and, in addition, support other Departments in the technical field when the need arises.
Further responsibilities of this Performance Evaluation Scientist will include:
·Receiving training and being fully conversant with the standard procedures and methods employed within the Applications Department Area.
·Maintaining and developing awareness of current technology within the technical area.
·Performing laboratory work accurately, promptly and precisely as directed by the line Supervisor and recommend further work and project changes as required.
·Taking responsibility for the delivery of project work to time and to a high quality
·Being able to follow standard routine procedures accurately.
·Under supervision, commission new laboratory equipment as required.
·Carrying out laboratory work to develop and improve existing processes as directed by the line Supervisor.
·Undertaking technical support work for other Departments within the Company as required which may necessitate the use of additional technical skills such as analytical skills.
·Undertaking trial work to scale up product developments as required.
·Preparing a monthly report to record all technical work undertaken each month if required.
·Delivering oral presentations when required.
·Attending meetings both internally and externally if required.
·Preparing action plans in order to carry out technical project work as required.
·Preparing technical reports for circulation internally and externally to customers as required.
·Recording all laboratory work in laboratory note books following the standard departmental procedure.
·Working with other team members to deliver project results efficiently and accurately as required
·Organising own work program and work of subordinates if required so that work is completed to an agreed target date.
·For aspects of on non-routine laboratory work or projects, refer to line Supervisor for clarification
·Assisting with the development and training of new staff where required.
·Carrying out any ad hoc duties as and when required by the line Supervisor
As a Performance Evaluation Scientist, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
-Driving license - essential requirement
-HNC or equivalent in Chemistry (or higher) - essential requirement
-Prior experience in formulation and testing - essential requirement
-Experience of Opex skills / techniques
-Good computer skills (Microsoft word, excel and powerpoint)
-Candidates should be comfortable with preparation of technical reports and ideally drafting Powerpoint presentation slides to summarise results for customers and the technical sales team.
-Candidates must be flexible and adaptable in their approach to project work, and both able to work independently and as a valued member of a small team.
-A basic knowledge of analytical evaluation (titrations/wet chemistry) would also be beneficial.
-Any experience with sensory testing/design and evaluation would be advantageous.
-A knowledge of statistical analysis/interpretation of results would be useful.
As Performance Evaluation Scientist you will be working with a chemicals manufacturing company based in Flintshire.
-The position will include formulation and testing of products, particularly evaluation of the company's products and other products that appear on the market, to analyse how they work at different temperatures etc.
-This diverse role involves all aspects of laundry detergent performance evaluation.
-The candidate will be responsible for undertaking a range of studies from concept to completion under the direction of a supervisor.
-Salary will be depending on experience.
Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.
CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.
If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference SH40986 in all correspondence