Development Scientist

Development Scientist: Due to sustained commercial growth a Development Scientist with microbiology experience is required to support new product research, manage laboratory activities and help to give technical advice to customers and the sales teams for an innovative microbial fuel testing and fuel care company.

The successful Development Scientist will work in an expanding Technical Team, supporting research and development projects for this fast growing, multi-million £ organisation which develops, manufactures and markets innovative fuel tests to detect microbiological contamination in fuels.

Clients include major airlines, large fuel distribution companies and maritime suppliers.

The position will be based at the head office reporting to the Research and Technology Manager with access to microbiology and molecular biology facilities.

Applications are welcomed equally from both recent graduates and candidates with post-qualification laboratory experience.



Responsibilities:
, Support new product research and development projects
, Manage day-to-day laboratory activities and analysis
, Set up and maintain laboratory equipment
, Maintain high standards of HSE in the laboratory
, Help provide technical support/advice to customers and contribute expertise to the consultancy business
, Support the process to achieve standard status for new and existing products (e.g.

IP, ASTM)

Skills & Experience:
, A scientific degree and laboratory experience
, Ability to perform standard and non-standard laboratory testing (after training)
, Ability to interpret results to aid with product development
, Able to identify development needs and discuss with line manager
, Self-reliant and self-motivated
, Comfortable working in an SME company environment
, Knowledge of microbiology, modern molecular biology techniques and/or Lateral Flow Device (LFD) -based antibody technologies (desirable)
, Experience in microbiology/fuel/petrochemical related industries (desirable)
, Experience working in a commercial laboratory environment (desirable)

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, confident, self-reliant and organised Development Scientist to join and develop along with this innovative, leading, fast growing microbial fuel testing company.

Due to the nature of the role some international travel will be required.

A competitive salary, attractive career development opportunities and benefits are on offer.

Apply now!


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
  • Location: Egham, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Science
  • Recruiter: MaxAd
  • Tel: 01730 231777
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2018-02-13 14:40:58 -

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