DuPont Research Scientist in Redcar and Cleveland, United Kingdom

Research Scientist (Job Number: RES00004185)


DuPont Teijin Films is the world's leading supplier of PET and PEN polyester films. Over 2,500 people work with us around the world. In Teesside, UK, our global research centre is home to a 50-strong technical team who develop specialty film products for a wide variety of new and existing markets. In Dumfries, UK and elsewhere, those film products are manufactured for customers around the globe.

Joining our Global Technology Group in either Teesside or Dumfries, you will bring a collaborative approach to developing new polyester film products that meet customers' exacting standards. You will also apply fundamental science to developing new product platforms that will meet the needs of the future marketplace.


Preferably a graduate with a PhD in chemistry or materials science, you will have every opportunity to apply your knowledge, practical approach and strong analytical skills to innovating new film products. A knowledge of coating and/or polymer science would be preferred.

Key to your success will be your ability to understand and interpret customer requirements, from short to long term, while also providing support to the scale up of new films from laboratory, through pilot scale, to full scale production.

For a self motivated team player with initiative and a flexible approach we can offer ongoing opportunities for career development. You will also have a flexible approach to travelling to other company sites and customers when required.

Primary Location: EMEA-United Kingdom-Redcar and Cleveland-Wilton

Organization: Transportation & Advanced Polymers

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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