Chemist

Working for this multi-billion-pound market leading company as Chemist means receiving a comprehensive benefits package that includes an annual bonus, up to 9% employer contribution pension, private health care, life assurance, 33 days holiday as standard and a shutdown over Christmas.

Employees can opt for up to 5 days extra holiday leave or get an additional 2% holiday bonus instead.

Koura is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of fluorine based products that play a fundamental role in enhancing everyday lives.

Our products are used in a vast range of applications such as the construction of towns and cities, keeping homes cool, food fresh and even in the treatment of respiratory conditions.

The company is based in Cheshire and is part of the Orbia group of companies.

Orbia is a Purpose-led company with big aspirations.

We are out to advance life around the world while maximizing value to our shareholders, customers and employees.

The Company is passionate about the topics that define how people will live and thrive tomorrow: the future of cities, buildings, agriculture, materials and transport.

Orbia has operations in 41 countries with more than 22,000 employees.


Responsibilities of the Chemist;



  • Design and execute experimental work programmes for refrigerant applications testing, for example, fractionation studies, quantification of properties such as miscibility or solubility, analysis of compositional shifts, testing of field equipment/s, Gassing and degassing car A/C systems, data logging

  • To check and validate experimental results, to identify rogue or invalid data and to propose how experiments may be conducted more effectively or efficiently

  • To maintain SHE systems and standards for the job holder's work area (e.g., undertaking risk assessments, writing COSHH's), participate as appropriate with R&T SHEQ activities and look for improvement areas relating to refrigerant testing

  • Participation in maintaining and keeping up with good laboratory practice and improvement activities

  • Conducting multiple physical tests, ensuring the refrigerant gas applications are fit for purpose


This position is based at Thornton Science Park in Chester, Cheshire.

The company is one of the world's leading chemical manufacturers, being the largest global producer of the specialist product manufactured across their sites.

Working for a company employing leading professionals within the sector, this Chemist will mean working for an organisation that has ambitious growth deliverables it has been achieving and is forecast to achieve over the next few years.

To be successful in this position as Chemist it would be preferable to have a background working or as a Graduate placement year within a Laboratory, Plant or other R&D environment, in order to have developed an understanding for the process safety and systems in place.

It will be required to have a degree in Chemistry or other Scientific or Engineering discipline, although previous experience is not necessarily required.

It would be beneficial for the Chemist to have previous knowledge within Engineering, HVAC or refrigeration systems alongside the degree as there will be hands on aspects of this role, although this is not essential.


Please apply directly for further information regarding this Chemist role.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £28000.00 - £32000 per annum
  • Location: Chester, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Contact: James Travis
  • Tel: 01484 645269
  • Fax: 01484 500385
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  • Posted: 2022-07-21 15:41:01 -

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