Niche Products Ltd provide specialist hydraulic fluids and services to the Offshore Oils & gas industry around the World. Since our start in 2001 the Board have had a clear vision to develop and promote technically superior products that are compliant with current and future environmental legislation.
We are now widely recognised as a supplier of innovative solutions to the Offshore industry and the supply partner of choice to many drilling companies and equipment manufacturers.
With an annual sales growth in double digits and a global supply base we are a true multi-national multi-million pound turnover Company.
At Niche we recognise that our staff are our most important asset and the Board’s ambitious targets for future growth can only be met by employing hardworking, talented individuals with the drive and ambition to succeed.
If you truly believe you have that special drive and edge then please feel free to explore our current vacancies via the tabs above
SENIOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CHEMIST.
Niche Products Limited, a manufacturer of environmentally acceptable offshore hydraulic fluids, is looking to expand the team at its main facility in Leigh, Lancashire. The position available focuses on research and development within a busy and friendly laboratory team.
A senior research and development chemist is required to report directly to the Research & Development manager. Previous experience in formulation, research and development work is essential.
Design and evaluation of products for hydraulic fluid applications according to project plans and objectives.
Continuously research, review and identify new materials and technologies that may form the foundation of future product developments.
Assist in the preparation of product manuals and safety data sheets for new products developed, together with any additional documentation required by customers.
Participate in any technical service requirements as the position requires.
Reporting of experimental results and findings which may include oral and/or written presentations.
You will be detail oriented, hard working and able to work well on your own initiative as well as part of a team. You will have excellent communication, IT and management skills.
Previous experience of working to ISO and/or other relevant standards would be advantageous.
Applicants should hold a science degree and/or other qualifications relevant to the role and must have previous experience in formulation, research and development.
Salary offered will be highly competitive based on experience, skills and relevant qualifications of the successful candidate.
To apply for this position please send your C.V. by email to email@example.com and add ‘chemist’ in the subject line.
Niche Products Ltd is offering a graduate training programme designed to provide both short term experience and training for graduates whilst providing the company with an assessment platform to identify the Managers of the future. We are looking for committed individuals who will be rewarded appropriately in return for their hard work by a loyal appreciative company.
Successful candidates will be employed on a temporary basis for approximately 3 months by the company and will undergo training in all key company functions such as Sales, Administration, Marketing, Logistics, Laboratory, Quality Control, Manufacture, ISO and Technical Support.
Following completion of a 3 months training programme candidates will receive a written reference from the company explaining the extent of the experience gained and the level of understanding demonstrated which they can use towards other future employers.
Candidates who show particular promise, may be offered the opportunity to stay for a further 3 months training period after which a decision would be made whether or not to offer the candidate permanent full time employment is a capacity to be determined.
Must have real world experience, not necessarily of working in industry but candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of life and demonstrate maturity.
Candidates must be willing to travel internationally.
Candidates must be excellent in their communication of the English language both oral and written.
Candidates should demonstrate a burning ambition to succeed and must also demonstrate a strong work ethic.
Educated to honours degree level in science, computing, engineering and/or business management. Minimum 2:1 or equivalent degree required, if you have not completed your course, 1st and 2nd year results must predict a 2:1 or above for your final grade.
Location: Niche Products Head Office, Leigh, Lancashire, UK
Start Date: Summer 2012, exact dates to be arranged with successful candidates.
How to Apply:
Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with GRADUATE TRAINEE in the subject line.
To this e-mail please attach your CV and a short video clip, details below:
To help with the assessment process please create a short 30-60 second video clip (using mobile phone or laptop software) answering the following questions:
2.University and gained/expected grade.
3.Examples of real world experience.
4.Rough overview of work experience.
5.Why you would be a good candidate to work at Niche.
Closing Date for Applications: 30th June 2012
• Email applications without an accompanying video will not be considered.
• All candidates must speak fluent English both written and oral.
• All Candidates (unless otherwise advised) must live within commuting distance of our head office in Leigh, Lancashire.
Note to agencies: Please do not send speculative CV's as your T&C’s will not be recognised as valid.