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Chemistry Research Asisstant

As a Chemical Scientist, you will be primarily laboratory-based, working with our highly skilled team to ensure the chemical development utilising NMR, GPC, FTIR, XRD, DSC, etc. and delivered within scheduled timeframes. The team work on a broad range of molecule types including monomers development, polymer synthesis and depolymerization, and polymer/organic catalysis. You will be involved with the development and validation of the chemical innovations and will also prepare chemical samples upon our customer requirements.


Algreen will offer the successful candidate an interesting and fulfilling career along with an excellent remuneration package including a competitive salary, generous holidays and pension fund.


For the right candidates we can offer a rewarding career up the scientific, management or project management ladders and we always offer promotions internally where possible before advertising externally.


Job Requirements:

  • A good scientific degree (Chemistry or similar).

  • A good background in methodology development in delivering polymer emulsion is desirable.

  • Previous experience with green catalysis is a significant advantage.

  • Experience with NMR, GPC, FTIR, XRD, DSC, etc.

  • The candidate will be encouraged to work independently and participate in collaborations. Furthermore, the applicants are able to present scientific excellence and be highly motivated, ambitious, and hard-working.

 

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of what the general responsibilities will be, and that the job description may be subject to changes according to the requirements of the organisation. You will be expected to complete all tasks within the level of your skill and ability.


Skills & Experience:

  • Time spent developing project proposals following Algreen’s briefs

  • Evidence of planning and organizing multiple projects to tight timescales and delivering to measurable KPIs within the budget

  • Able to deliver scientific work in a creative way.

  • Able to work with Algreen team efficiently

  • Able to have succinct regular reports to the line manager

  • Able to work independently and develop spontaneous thinking


About You:

  • Mature, calm and confident in all internal and external communication and confident in client/partner communication both in-person and via virtual.

  • Pragmatic and have a logical approach to work with very high attention to detail.

  • Quality of output should be front of mind and they should really care about delivering this for the client.

  • To be driven to deliver projects on budget and on time.

 

Benefit:

  • Agile business with a start-up and entrepreneurial feel

  • Ambitious growth plans

  • Strong salary package including bonus structure

  • Opportunities to further your career within the UK [function] structure

  • 20 days holiday, additional annual leave purchase (up to 3 days)

  • Employee recognition & incentives

  • Pension (3% employer and 5% employee)

  • Company events

Working Location: In-person; White City, London

Application question(s):

  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?

  • Are you comfortable working in an onsite setting?

  • Are you comfortable commuting to this job's location?

  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry?

  • Are you legally authorized to work in United Kingdom?

  • What is your level of proficiency in English?

  • Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?

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