CY Partners


R&D Technician - Chemistry

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03 April 2024

R&D Technician  - Chemistry
Permanent Position
Full Time, On-site - London 
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

My client are an innovative and cutting edge scientific company, looking to on board a creative and hypercompetent R&D Technician to work closely with scientists in a small team devising and conducting planned experiments, upholding lab standards and coordinating general lab operations.  


Key Responsibilities of the R&D Technician - Chemistry will include;

  • Collaborating with scientists and engineers to develop and validate methods to facilitate the design and execution of research initiatives.
  • Assisting in data interpretation, report preparation, and presentation of findings to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Lead troubleshooting across complex experimental and high precision Chromatography instruments, while also conducting calibration and maintenance of routine equipment.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with all company health and safety regulations.
  • Manage stock levels of lab chemicals and consumables.


To be considered for the R&D Technician - Chemistry vacancy, you’ll need the following skills and experience;

  • BSc or equivalent in an engineering or scientific discipline, e.g. Pharmaceutical / Forensic Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering
  • Demonstrable experience in Analytical Chemistry with Method Development and Validation across high precision Instruments (HPLC, IC, GC) . 
  • Experience in the leading and training of junior staff, promoting a pro-active and team-oriented laboratory culture, with an emphasis on H&S initiatives.
  • An outside-of-the-box, adaptive and proactive (not reactive) approach to situations, ideas, and people with interpersonal regard.
  • Excellent skills in troubleshooting and problem-solving novel laboratory issues. 
  • An ability to self-start and work independently while offering constructive analytical contributions to research teams.


If you are a passionate scientist with the vision and skills to facilitate lab operations in a cutting-edge environment, please apply on this page and proceed to the screening question.


For further information, contact Deon at CY Partners.

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