Development Chemist

Engineering - Swindon, Wiltshire

Ref: 645Tuesday 5 July 2022

Group Personal Pension Scheme – minimum 3.5%pa employee contribution/8.5%pa emplo

Development Chemist


up to £28,000 per annum



Development Chemist Responsibilities:

  • Development of coating products for the automotive industry (primers, basecoats, clearcoats etc) from formulation and in line with industry standards
  • Testing and application of such products in the laboratory and at customer’s facilities
  • Method development and validation in accordance with customer requirements and relevant legislative requirements
  • Stability testing of products
  • Produce technical reports
  • Provision of technical support to production
  • Ensure Health & Safety and regulatory guidelines are adhered to
  • Generating of new ideas and concepts


Development Chemist Requirements:

  • “Liquid” engineering/chemistry background
  • Previous industrial experience desirable
  • Strong written communication with experience of writing technical reports
  • Excellent verbal communication with the ability to build relationships and communicate at all levels, including with customers
  • Problem solving skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and independently
  • Strong team player
  • Good organisation skills and able to work accurately and to deadlines