Production Chemist

Fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Production Chemist to work for a well-established Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) chemical and equipment manufacturer, part of a global manufacturing group.

SALARY: £37500 - £45000 (DOE)

BENEFITS: Group Pension Laptop


COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Swindon, Bristol, Oxford, Newbury

Based from our manufacturing base in Wiltshire. Up to 5% travel required including potential international travel.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Production Chemist with the drive and ambition to develop their career with a worldwide supplier of Non-Destructive Testing accessories and consumables into the Aerospace, automotive and Oil and Gas industries.

JOB SPECIFICATION: Production Chemist

Reporting to the Divisional R&D Manager and working closely with the Quality Manager, you will support the manufacturing unit, Quality control, research and regulatory activities at the UK facility.

· Support the evaluation and specification of new or alternate raw materials for new and existing products
· Provide dispositions on non-conforming finished goods and raw materials
· Manage raw material SDS and PPE requirements for the facility
· Author and maintain bills of material and manufacturing instructions as required
· Insure product and facility compliance with applicable regulatory requirements
· Provide technical support to company personnel and customers

Person Requirements:

We are interested in receiving applications from Chemists, preferably qualified to at least HNC level in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering (or other science degrees) with a proven track record of production chemistry within a manufacturing environment as well as good understanding of REACH.

Any Chemical formulation knowledge would be of particular interest.


We are part of a global manufacturing group operating in 57 countries and employing over 48,000 worldwide. Our industrial products and solutions are at work all over the world. From the spaces we live and work, cars we drive through to the mobile devices we rely on, you are never more than a few steps away from one of our innovative, specialist products or solutions.

We are there to ensure materials used to build everything from cars to bridges, aeroplanes, heavy machinery, buildings and railroads can handle the stresses of everyday use and help engineers, technicians and mechanics know when those parts have reached the end of their useful life.

Why us?

We offer the genuine opportunity for career development within the company and the group globally. Where possible, we have an active policy of promotion from within and firmly believe in the development of all personnel

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Roles – Production Chemist, Industrial Chemist, Formulation chemist, Analytical Chemist, Product Development Chemist Markets – Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Aerospace. Chemicals, Metals, Pharmaceutical, Food Manufacturing Oil and/or Gas industry

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Ian Peterson quoting Production Chemist reference IP14979 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683319 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.