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Analytical Scientist

Analytical Scientist - Manchester

Salary - Competitive Salary + Excellent Holidays + Flexible Working Hours + Share Options + Pension

The Client

Our client is facilitating the transition of the $36 billion surfactant market from harmful, oilbased chemicals to biobased alternatives by working with the current market leaders to provide a collaborative production platform.

The company is currently completing the build of its pilot facility launching tonne scale production of sophorolipids and work with multiple industrial partners to take the product to market.

In line with this, they are fundraising to build their first ktonne scale commercial sophorolipid plant.

This highly successful business is expanding its focus beyond sophorolipids and developing processes to produce additional biosurfactants in collaboration with external market facing partners.

The company believe collaboration between companies, disciplines and individuals are the best ways to develop the biosurfactant industry.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to broaden their skill set by working with field leaders around the world, within a dynamic and friendly working environment.

The company offer a competitive pay package and benefits to attract incredible individuals to join our team based in the Northwest.

This role will primarily involve working in our offices and laboratory.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and operation of analytical methods for sophorolipids and then other biosurfactants as the company expands its portfolio.

As well as analysing product composition, the candidate will analyse the behaviour of the surfactants the company produces, both on their own and in formulations.

This role will focus on hands on work in the laboratory.

The appointee will work closely with the process development team, QC team, commercial team and manufacturing team to ensure the business can accurately track the composition