Scott Bader - Opportunities in R&D and Technical Support
Wollaston, Northamptonshire, UK
Scott Bader was established in 1921. Today it is a £200 million multinational chemical company, employing over 650 people worldwide. It is a common trusteeship company, having no external shareholders, with a strong commitment to support its customers, workforce and the environment.
Scott Bader’s headquarters is based in the UK where they have purpose-built, state-of-the-art technical facilities that provide R & D as well as complete evaluation, testing and application support. We have manufacturing facilities in the UK, France, Croatia, Canada, Dubai and South Africa.
About the role
Scott Bader has long built a reputation for progressive Research & Development and market-leading Technical Support.
To continue to maintain and further strengthen this reputation, a number of new opportunities & technical roles have arisen in support of our Composites and Adhesives & Tooling Business groups.
These roles will be based at the headquarters in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, although for the right candidate in Technical Support then we may be able to offer a base at one of our other European sites.
The R&D roles will lead new product development projects in either polymer synthesis or formulated product development and will manage a mix of long and short term projects.
The Technical Support roles will predominantly provide support and advice to our Composites, Tooling and/or Adhesives customers, but may also manage some product modification projects.
We will consider applications from individuals who have a degree or equivalent qualification in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Materials Science or a related subject, along with significant experience in a similar role from the Composites, Tooling or Adhesives industries.
Depending on their area of expertise, candidates should be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge and proven experience of:
Development of new polymers or formulated products and delivery of projects from laboratory to production scale or significant customer facing experience & technical support within the field of Composites and/or Adhesives.
Some direct experience of Scott Bader’s technologies and product types is desirable.
You should be a self-motivated, dynamic individual, with the drive to actively promote the quality agenda; and excellent communication, negotiation and persuasion skills to effectively engage a diverse range of internal and external colleagues and contacts.
We don’t just rely on basic salary to reward performance. We offer a generous benefits package which caters for employees’ individual needs. We are also committed to developing our staff and provide all our staff with excellent learning and development opportunities.
Opportunities in R&D and Technical Support - Scott Bader
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