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Chemist - Development

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Cristian Zlate

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

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A vacancy has arisen for a Chemist in the Deployment & Development Team.
The role will provide laboratory and other technical support to the team, collaborating to develop formulations and deliver fundamental understanding of transmission applications. The team works closely with a number of internal and external testing labs with the focus to deliver technical solutions for major European OEMs and customers.

Key Outputs

  • Proactively contribute to the high safety standard of the group
  • Design, recommend and execute experimental programmes with guidance from supervisor
  • Co-ordinate and ensure completion of discrete work elements; arrange package and oil blends, schedule analytical and performance tests, collate and analyse data
  • Participate in project / activity teams, present results and conclusions of the work as required
  • Interact with internal and external contacts as required to progress projects
  • Liaise with external service providers to ensure analytical and bench testing are delivered to a high quality standard and against established timelines

A successful candidate is likely to have:

  • Strong commitment to Company HSE and quality values
  • Strong sense of urgency and able to drive work forward to meet targets and timelines
  • Capable of overcoming obstacles through his / her own initiative and with minimal intervention from supervisor
  • Effective multi-tasking, prioritisation and time-management skills
  • Capable of drawing technically sound conclusions from data, summarise, document and present results clearly on his / her work
  • Able to interact and communicate proactively and harmoniously in the team and with the wider technical community
  • Able and willing to take on wider responsibilities to enhance skill set and strive to become a senior member of technical community
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team, with general guidance from supervisor
  • Competent user of data analysis packages and word processing software
  • Strong scientific background with extensive experience of working in a laboratory is preferred