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Scott Bader - Opportunities in R&D and Technical Support

Wollaston, Northamptonshire, UK

Scott Bader

About Us

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.

About you

  • 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.

Benefits

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.    

Details

Listed: 04 Jan 2017

Contact: Upjit Bhachu

Email: upjit_bhachu@scottbader.com

Telephone: 019333 666 765

Website: www.scottbader.com

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