Chemical Engineer

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Chemical Engineer

  • Location:

    Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000

  • Job ref:

    TM125

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-03

Alexander Steele has partnered with a ground-breaking business that is producing a range of environmentally sustainable products. They work with some leading global FMCG businesses and have an exciting opportunity for a Chemical Engineer. Key responsibilities include: • Leading technical work on the process design of their biodegradable microcapsules. • Translating chemical lab scale proof of principle to small scale lab process • Manage pilot plant trials and support the process design for production of commercial samples • Develop and establish in-process controls/analytical tools to ensure product quality • Maintain lab and pilot plant related equipment Salary will be circa £45,000 to £50 000, plus benefits and share options Remote working option available, with travel to the Cambridge based site 3 to 4 times a week. Candidate Experience: • A Degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or equivalent • At least 3 to 5 years Chemical/Process Engineering experience working on microencapsulation, emulsions, microfluidics, or polymeric systems • FMCG experience in Food, Homecare, Personal Care or Cosmetics manufacturing environment is required. • Must be a right-fit for a small, science-led innovative team with a high level of autonomy, creativity and independence. As a fast-growing business, this role will provide you the opportunity to grow and build your own team of Lab Technicians/ Research Assistants as they expand.