Experimental Scientist

About Us

Innovia Films is a leading global manufacturer of Biaxially Orientated Polypropylene (BOPP) films, supplying highly differentiated speciality products into the packaging, labels, tobacco overwrap and securities markets.

About the Role

We are looking for an Experimental Scientist to join our R&D team. Reporting to our New Product Development Manager, you will work with and support our Project Leaders to deliver the R&D portfolio of projects to achieve business growth and product security. Contributing to effective project management you will be responsible for planning, organising and executing new product, raw material approval project activities

This is a permanent, full time role working Monday to Friday, 08:30 until 17:00.

About You

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a scientific discipline, preferably Chemistry or Polymer Science.
  • Able to analyse and interpret scientific data
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Be able to work well as part of a team.
  • Have exceptional communication skills, comfortable liaising with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Able to learn, quickly understanding new concepts
  • Logical thinker and able to deliver results under pressure with tight timescales.
  • Experience of working in a laboratory and/or manufacturing environment would be beneficial but not essential.

  • 25 days annual leave per annum.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Health Shield
  • Cycle to work scheme (after successful completion of probationary period)

In the first instance, applicants, should send their CV and covering letter (including details of current salary) to Mrs. A.J. Walker, HR Manager, Innovia Films Limited, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 9BG. Tel: 016973 41622. E-Mail: Applicants who are subsequently invited for interview will be required to complete a Company Application Form.

Closing date: Friday 29th April 2022

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