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0207 838 9695
0121 233 1522
0160 687 0017
0141 647 6688
Senior Ink Chemist
£40- 60k pa, dependent on experience.
Location: UK Wide Sector: Print
Reference: GYJ1680 Sub-Sector: Print Supplies
Contact: Gary Young Telephone: 0141 647 6688
*Please Note: UK based role.
Further Company / Location details on Application / Suitability.
All enquiries in strictest confidence.

Purpose of the Job:

To lead a small team in the development of new products, product enhancement and provide innovative solutions, from initial conception to final production, to ensure that Products remain at the forefront of the Ink industry.

Duties & Responsibilities:

To undertake research in the relevant discipline area (UV flexo/screen and inkjet ink) using appropriate methods and/or techniques.

To take responsibility for developing research methods and techniques within the framework of the project programme.

Management and support of laboratory staff assisting with Research.

Budget Management.

Compilation of progress reports, research reports and/or publications.

Ensure all agreed Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Environment standards are met.

To liaise with research colleagues and support staff both internally and externally as appropriate to the research and to develop appropriate external contacts and networks relevant to the project and to future funding opportunities.


Project Management – Minimum of 3 years’ experience leading research projects

Scientific Background – Qualification(s) in a science discipline, preferably chemistry, with extensive knowledge of UV and water-based ink chemistry.

***Please supply CV in word rather than PDF***


This position has now been filled, but has been left on our website as we have other similar vacancies to this on an ongoing basis that might interest you. More importantly, we have vacancies that are not advertised due to their confidential nature therefore it would certainly be in your interest to email your CV, as a word document, depending on which sector you are in, to :-

Head of Packaging recruitment – Greg Nelson – greg@harrison-scott.co.uk

Head of Print recruitment–Neil Pearson – neil@harrison-scott.co.uk

Head Paper recruitment – Gary Young – gary@harrison-scott.co.uk

Board level, account management and all levels of sales vacancies –

George Thompson – george@harrison-scott.co.uk

Our divisional heads will then email your CV internally to the consultant who specialises in your exact sector, for example a category of packaging is cartons, a category of print is print management, in fact we have over 30 specialist categories. Our specialist consultant will contact you if we have a live vacancy that matches, or contact you in the near future as soon a good match to skill set and experience becomes available.