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Synthetic Chemist

  • Location: Usk
  • Salary: £25.00 - £29.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Stella Grundy
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 03 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82472_1716374532

Join a world-renowned aerospace and defence organisation as a Synthetic Chemist Glascoed South Wales

Would you like to join a global aerospace and defence organisation? Do you want to work as part of an organisation protecting people and maintaining maximum national security?

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for a Synthetic Chemist to add to their talented, hardworking team in Barrow on an initial 12 month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can ensure no two days will be the same. This role will be offering £29.75 per hour travel per hour inside IR35 / Umbrella

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation, but to gain skills and knowledge you won't find anywhere else.

The Role:

* An Energetic Materials Synthetic Chemist is required to support the development of synthetic routes, for current and novel materials, in addition to supporting a wider range of processes when required.

* Providing knowledge to develop synthetic routes to known / novel organic compounds
* Collaborating with other Scientists / Engineers to develop routes to scale-up synthetic chemistry processes
* Maintaining a synthetic chemistry capability onsite that is fit for the purpose of responding to current and future needs

The skills:

* Experience in the analysis of a variety of organic compounds using NMR, Mass Spectrometry, FT-IR and HPLC.
* Experience in working with and maintenance of inert atmosphere synthetic techniques, i.e. Schlenk lines and/or gloveboxes
* Experience in working with hazardous chemicals
* Ability to work within a close-knit team


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

* Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
* Achieve a work/life balance
* Work on long term contracts
* Develop your skills at a prestigious company
* Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Synthetic Chemist please send your CV to Stella Grundy