Job: Blending Scientist

Title Blending Scientist
Salary £12 – £18 ph
Location Reading
Job Information

An exciting opportunity to work with the a product development team, blending prototype formulations within the Energy Technology department.

You will responsible in carrying out a range of in-house tests on prototype formulations, managing the timings of test programmes and completing timely reporting of results. Manage the collation of results to ensure all data is kept up to date.

To work with the Technical Support Advisor to process lubricant samples received from the field and submit to Analytical for testing. Liaise with internal & external laboratories to report results in a timely manner.

Key Dimensions

No direct reports but day-to-day responsibility for managing own workload, under guidance and direction from Energy Team members.

Must be comfortable and competent in a laboratory environment and be able to blend formulations and accurately follow test procedures.

Must be able to accurately record results and show ability to interpret them.

Must comply with site HSE requirements.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

To carry out accurate blending of prototype formulations and a range of scientific testing to set procedures

Carry out materials compatibility testing (metals, elastomers) with fluids

Submission of samples for in house & external physical and chemical testing

Collation and interpretation of results

Experience & Qualifications

Minimum 2 years laboratory experience
Minimum science A-Level, ideally HND in Chemistry
Basic understanding of analytical techniques
PC literate – word processing, spreadsheets etc.
Good communication skills

Major Objectives

To provide a high level of laboratory support to the other members of the team to enable projects to be delivered to plan.

The successful candidate will benefit from paid holiday after qualifying period, free parking and access to the subsided company’s restaurant.

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