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Chemical Process Engineer

£32,000 to £50,000
Job Type
4 Sep 2022
JOB- Development Engineer (Chemist)LOCATION- DorsetTERM- PermanentSALARY- £32,000-£50,000 per annum (dependent on experience)We are looking for a Development Engineer on a permanent basis in the Dorset area to optimise material performance through chemical development for a wide range of composite and polymer products and processesThe Development Engineer will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Relevant Degree qualification in Chemistry field
  • Specific chemistry experience of composite & polymer materials and processing
  • Self-motivated individual
  • Right first time approach
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Strong problem-solving ability applied through a practical approach
  • Continuous Improvement, zero defect and customer focused mind-set
The Development Engineer role will involve:
  • Undertake development planning and undertake/support material testing in accordance with company standards.
  • Develop the most cost effective and efficient material solutions that satisfy design to cost and also design for manufacture best practice.
  • Specify material requirements, define suitable methods of manufacture and identify and implement tooling and equipment required to fulfil development and production tasks.
  • Creation of test specifications and manufacture of composite and polymer test samples.
  • Support design and customer reviews and other meetings as required.
  • Support Production and Quality Assurance in resolving production challenges and provide solution to ensure conformance.
  • Utilise Lean Principles to improve the product, process flow, build cycle and waste reduction.
  • Train employees on process, applications, and manufacturing specification data where required.
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV to find out more, along with your availability and your salary expectation.
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  • Job Reference: 704225525-2
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Premier Engineering
    Premier Engineering
  • Location: Dorset
  • Salary: £32,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent