graduate job
Expires13 days

Graduate Intumescent R&D Chemist

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

It is a pleasure to announce that there are vacant positions as an Intumescent R&D Chemist at our R&D Laboratory in Flixborough for the right candidates.

Job description

  • Technical leader for R&D projects and tasks, Carry out required development and maintenance tasks by planning, formulating, testing and evaluating recipes and raw materials to ensure that the R&D plan goals are met.
  • Plan and execute own work
  • Report the results from development and maintenance work.
  • Search for and make use of relevant knowledge, including new technology, fields through literature, patents, courses, contact with raw material suppliers and internal sources.
  • Proactively contribute to lab and department by implementing improvement initiatives and efficient working practices.
  • Comply with Jotun working processes and procedures

We offer

  • Competitive package and benefits
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • An international corporate culture founded on our four values; care, respect, loyalty and boldness
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development
  • Exposure to an international environment

What we are looking for

  • Experience with product development, testing and raw material evaluation
  • Willingness to learn the trade through physical and mental efforts
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to plan, execute and report
  • Acts on own initiative and takes responsibility to achieve results
  • People and task oriented
  • Makes an impact; convinces and persuades others; promotes plans and ideas successfully
  • Produces fresh and imaginative ideas and solutions; breaks away from tradition; promotes change and novelty
  • Communicates in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; presents effectively
  • Constructive teamwork – cooperates well with others; shares knowledge and information
  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected
    • Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position.


Higher education in a scientific subject, chemistry, or similar, preferred (Bachelor, Master or PhD level)

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

 · Flixborough, North Lincolnshire
£27,000 - £30,000

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

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Closing date:  7 October 2021

Expires13 days

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