REED Scientific are looking for an enthusiastic Research & Development Chemist for a growing client in Leeds who specialise in manufacturing and developing quality products for the construction sector. You will be responsible for supporting the development of a large product range, supporting the growth of the business by developing and modifying products for sales growth. Job Description: • You will deliver new products and projects • You will be responsible for an assigned project and delivery in accordance with the project plan • You will undertake comprehensive training in relevant fields of sealants and adhesives, product formulation and testing • You will train and understand the business policies concerning the Environment, Health and Safety • You will undertake investigations in response to customer enquiries; manufacturing and quality issues; and encourage development of the knowledge within the department. • You will Identify opportunities to reduce costs and contribute towards the departments budgetary compliance • You will be responsible for liaising with internal customers such as Marketing, Sales and Production to encourage the smooth and successful progress of projects through the organisation Qualifications required: • You must be qualified to degree level in a Science subject, preferably Chemistry or Technology • You must have a flair for innovation, be a good lateral thinker and able to convert ideas into successful products • You must be confident in running product trials • You must be confident working to tight deadlines Desirable: • At least 1 years’ experience of working in a laboratory environment with product development All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. If you are interested please apply, or alternatively email a copy of your CV in word format.