UK - Senior Formulation Chemist

Bar Hill, United Kingdom

Senior Formulation Chemist 
About Us
Domino Printing Sciences provides industrial printing expertise and reliable solutions to help the world’s manufacturers be sustainable and cut waste, while attracting, informing, and protecting consumers. Global manufacturers across the food and beverage, life sciences, personal care, agrochemical, and industrial sectors trust Domino to support them with innovative coding, marking, and digital printing solutions. Our products help ensure the success of manufacturers’ products by allowing them to create differentiated packaging, protect against counterfeiting, and ensure governmental and regulatory compliance. From best before dates on eggs, to serialised identifying codes on medicines, to batch codes on electronic components, to competition codes in confectionery, Domino helps to enable product safety, improved supply chain management and brand protection.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Formulation Chemist to join a very forward thinking Domino's ink formulators team. If you possess good quality degree or higher qualification in Chemistry, Physics or Chemical Engineering (or related subject),or a related Science and strong industrial experience in the area of coatings, inks or formulation science, this is an excellent opportunity to join a leading R&D department and play a key role in future product development.
The appointee will be part of a highly skilled team geared towards delivering successful products to the printing market. They will possess the ability to think creatively and optimise solutions to complex problems in a regulated environment. The incumbent will be expected to work with colleagues in technical, operational and commercial functions to develop formulation specifications and product designs that meet customer and business needs. 

Key Tasks 
  • Manage the delivery of ink product developments ensuring best practice and consistency with group processes
  • Work with the Marketing team to deliver detailed project definitions
  • Ensure product designs are created holistically considering Customer, Operational and Regulatory requirements
  • Contribute to the Marking Materials quality and process improvement plan and lead improvement initiatives
  • Manage safety, health and environmental issues in areas of responsibility
  • Create and promote opportunities for technology development within the Marking Materials group and wider R&D team
  • Ensure Operational capability of product designs 
Competencies 

Essential
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking
  • Concern for standards
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability
  • Results orientation
  • Interpersonal awareness
Desirable
  • Efficiency orientation
  • Influence
  • Team working
This role is suitable for the experienced formulation scientist wishing  to take a leading role in the formulation development aspects of the new product development programs. 

What you can expect
As a talented individual working at Domino you can expect a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including 25 days basic holiday (with the opportunity to buy and sell), a discretionary bonus, life insurance, medical insurance and access to the Green Car Scheme to name a few! We recognise that flexible homeworking can be beneficial and at Domino we want people to feel able to own the way they work.  For many of us this, this might be coming into the office most days, just a couple of times a week, or perhaps fortnightly. What’s important is that we enable you get the best from us and for us to get the best from you, whether that’s from your home office or on site, as long as we continue to collaborate and enable great outcomes for our customers. We are a highly successful company, we’re large enough to offer career development opportunities yet small enough for your contribution to be readily recognised and rewarded.  Our culture is built on our core values, Collaboration, Listening, Expertise, Ambition and Responsibility. We think Domino is a great place to work and if you join us, you’ll find yourself part of organisation which really cares about their people, as well as offering challenging and rewarding careers.

Positions may be at an advanced stage of the recruitment process and can close at any time. se at any time. 

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