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Production Mixing Operative/Chemist

Added on:
12 Nov 2021
Application Deadline:
13 Dec 2021
Contract type:
Full Time
Production Workers, All Other
Newhaven, East Sussex. BN9 0FB.
Work Hours:
40 per week
Base Salary:
£19'000 +


Working as part of a team to support the development and manufacture of high quality vehicle cleaning & protection products. All production duties, prioritising production and testing and carrying out quality control checks of chemical reagents.


  • Handling and mixing of chemicals from new and established formulations in accordance with the bill of materials and standard operating procedures.
  • Sampling and carrying out quality control checks on chemicals and chemical reagents.
  • Carry out testing of new and existing formulations to ensure that required compliance and quality standards are met and making corrections where required.
  • Operating and maintaining mixing equipment safely and in accordance with health and safety requirements.
  • Reporting on and maintaining records of product testing and associated test results. 
  • Work efficiently and safely in all production areas, to ensure production requirements and deadlines are met.
  • Ensure all work is done to correct standards, completed on time and to deadlines, without error and with the minimum of supervision and monitoring.
  • Work flexibly and to the highest standards of performance in all areas, as required by the Production & Despatch Manager.
  • Use the ERP system to maintain accurate records for stock control and production monitoring purposes.
  • Support R&D project work as required.
  • Carry out other warehouse and production duties.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy working environment.


  • Fork lift licence (Desirable)
  • Previous experience within a similar role in a manufacturing environment (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of chemical mixing (Desirable)
  • Chemistry Degree (Desirable)

Education Requirements

  • A Level Chemistry (Minimum)

Experience Requirements

  • Good computer skills
  • Problem solving
  • Good time management
  • Good knowledge of COSHH and safe working practices
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Planning and organising
  • Good attention to detail