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Chemist (PhD)

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Job Summary:
We are looking for a Senior Chemist with a PhD in Chemistry and a specialized focus on rubber manufacturing. The ideal candidate will bring extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in the formulation, development, and improvement of rubber compounds. This individual will play a key role in our research and development team, contributing to the enhancement of existing products and the development of new, cutting-edge rubber solutions.

Key Responsibilities:
* Rubber Formulation and Development:

  • Design and optimize rubber compounds for specific applications, considering performance, durability, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop new rubber formulations that meet or exceed customer requirements.

* Quality Control and Assurance:

  • Implement and oversee quality control procedures to ensure the consistent quality of rubber compounds during manufacturing processes.
  • Troubleshoot and address any issues related to product quality or performance.

* Research and Innovation:

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, advancements, and emerging technologies in rubber manufacturing.
  • Lead research initiatives to improve and innovate rubber formulations and manufacturing processes.

* Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities for process optimization and efficiency improvements in rubber manufacturing.
  • Collaborate with production teams to implement changes that enhance productivity without compromising product quality.

* Collaboration and Communication:

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including production, engineering, and quality assurance, to ensure seamless integration of rubber formulations into manufacturing processes.
  • Communicate research findings, project updates, and recommendations to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.


  • PhD in Chemistry with a focus on rubber or polymer science.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in rubber manufacturing.
  • Strong understanding of rubber chemistry, compounding, and processing.
  • Proven track record in developing and optimizing rubber formulations.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.

To apply, please click "APPLY NOW" or email Liam Malik at Data provided is for recruitment purposes only.

Due to the volume of applications received, we regret to inform you that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

JTK Number: JTKSM 995 | Company Registration Number: 201301019088 (1048918-T)

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