A week of glorious sun and bank holidays have taken their toll on the number of jobs advertised in the last fortnight. Nevertheless, here are some highlights from the world of clays and minerals:
Imerys – a world leader in speciality industrial minerals – are advertising 6 (SIX!) vacancies in the Pigments for Paper division based in Cornwall. These include:
a trainee application specialist (BSc or BEng) to assume responsibility to lead, design, undertake, evaluate and report application projects for internal and external customers;
a junior process engineer (Engineering graduate with industrial experience) to support the Group Leader in leading process dev and operations. The first 2 years will be spent on secondment in France, global travel required and additional languages are desirable;
two research scientists (BSc in chemistry/materials science or BEng, MSc or PhD, preferably experience with minerals, fibres and fine particles) to develop new mineral products;
a research process engineer(BEng, MSc or PhD, 2 years’ experience in research process dev - preferably with minerals, fibres and fine particles) to carry out process development for the manufacture of new mineral products to production scale; and
a senior process engineer (BEng with process dev experience - preferably with minerals, etc, etc) to implement the process designs to manufacture new mineral products. Also requires experience in developing P&IDs and FDS documents, eqpt selection, plant commissioning and industrial project management.
Rockwood Additives – a producer of clay products in the North West – is looking for a development chemist, preferably with experience in surface/colloid chemistry and rheology. The role will involve new product and application development of inorganic materials, technical support to plant and customer service. £24-31k.