Adhesives Development Chemist in Basel

  • Salary: Excellent
  • REF Number: 00044091
  • Consultant: Jonathan Hart Smith
  • Contact: +44 (0)1438 842967
  • Date Published: 03.12.2018
  • Closed Date: 08.03.2019
  • Sector:
  • Location: Basel Area
  • Discipline: Science - Research & Development

Working as a Development Chemist in Basel, you will join a team working to develop exciting new products in the adhesives field. Your team will work on projects to develop and implement new adhesives applications that will create a competitive advantage through your technical expertise and innovation.

You will:

  • Use scientific and technical understanding to transform customer requirements into innovative products, perform laboratory work and prepare tasks for other team members.
  • Identify new approaches and tools to improve development speed and laboratory productivity.
  • Assist sales and business development functions in identifying prospects, conduct technical discovery, and provide assessment on probability of success.
  • Proactively look for opportunities to gain Intellectual Property and create commercial advantage.
  • Maximize the chances of success for projects by collaborating with other function: attend customer trials with Technical Support teams, accompany scale-up of development products from laboratory to full scale manufacturing and support marketing teams.

Your Background:

  • You will have a proven track record in the adhesives industry within new product development.
  • You will be a qualified Materials or Polymer Scientist.
  • You will be fluent in English and ideally French (although this is not essential).

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jonathan on +44 (0)1438 842967 or email Please quote reference QLS44091 in all correspondence.

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