Senior Scientist

  • Full Time
  • Cornwall

Job title: Senior Scientist

Company: CK Group

Job description: CK Group are currently recruiting for a Senior Scientist to join a mineral-based speciality solutions company at their site based in Cornwall on a full time, permanent basis offering a salary ranging from £40,000-£45,000 per annum

The Company:Our client is a leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions and delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations.

Location: Cornwall

Your main duties will be:

  • Managing the Process Development team of Scientists undertaking bench-scale process development and pilot plant support.
  • Supporting the development and execution of the Technical Development Programme.
  • Providing experimental designs, workflow planning and organisation for bench scale trials.
  • Managing the interpretation of data and the technical deliverables of the team..
  • Providing technical expertise in process chemistry, laboratory processes, laboratory safety, and analytical methods.
  • Overseeing key projects within the Metallurgical Laboratory, ensuring the facility remains capable of delivering the needs of the Technical Development Programme.

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:• Degree level qualification in Chemistry or earth science

  • Experience of working in a process laboratory environment, with knowledge of inorganic chemical processes and lithium chemistries
  • Knowledge of health & safety standards and COSHH regulations and, ideally, have a vocational health and safety qualification
  • Working knowledge of process design for mineral and chemical processes.
  • Experience of managing and developing others.


  • Life Assurance
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Income Protection for DC members
  • Reward Hub & Local Discounts
  • Health & Wellbeing Programme, Eye Care Vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Endeavour club (off site gym) to help you stayfit and healthy.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56646 in all correspondence.

Expected salary: £40000 – 45000 per year

Location: Cornwall

Job date: Fri, 23 Feb 2024 01:23:32 GMT

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