Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Bradford


Our Client is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of specialty chemicals. They are now seeking a TechnicalService Specialist - Preservatives (Microbiologist). This position is a full time permanent role and will be based in Bradford, Yorkshire.

Job Purpose

- Our Client has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Service Specialist to join their Global Preservatives R&D team business at their Bradford, UK facility
- This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the R&D technology function
- This position will report to the Global Technical Director Preservatives

Key Responsibilities

- Design, conduct and interpret microbiological experiments (antimicrobial efficacy testing, microbial identification, microbial enumeration, etc.)
- Conduct technical service requests to help grow and maintain preservatives sales
- Conduct microbial plant audits in the region
- Interface with sales team and customers to help select best preservative system for their products and work on solving any customer related issues
- Prepare technical reports and other communications with independent interpretations and recommendations
- Responsible for high level of safety, quality, environmental, ethical and diversity standards
- Availability to travel to see customers / (15 - 20% time)

Qualifications and Experience

- Master’s Degree (or equivalent / similar) in Microbiology
- Solid industry experience ideally with experience of preservatives
- Team oriented - sales, laboratory and technical service
- Must enjoy working with customers and solving problems
- Excellent technical, communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong analytical skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Project management experience (desirable)

In return our client is offering a competitive basic salary plus comprehensive benefits and the ability to work in a truly dynamic environment.

Please e-mail your C.V to Lorraine Roger, Director, Atom Recruitment Ltd.

- Microbiology
- Research Development
- Technical Skills
- Preservatives
- Scientist

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