R&D Technologist

Basic Overview
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
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Job Location: Wolverhampton

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are currently looking for a R&D Technologist to join our friendly team based in Ettingshall, Wolverhampton.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main ResponsibilitiesIn the role of R&D Technologist you will be responsible for: 

Collect literature and state-of-the-art products in the asphalt industry.
Undertake laboratory tastings, deliver on time and to required accuracy.
To engage, co-ordinate and contribute to successful project deliveries as required (Effective interpretation and reporting to ensure successful project outcomes).
Develop effective ways of evaluating product or concept characteristics
Develop and carry out specialist testing to complement projects.
Develop better ways of evaluating product or concept characteristics.
Assist with general laboratory testing as required, complying with relevant laboratory Quality procedures and regulations.
Engage with suppliers as appropriate to investigate potential new constituents and define benefits.
Contribute to ‘out of the box’ thinking to identify potential new markets and productsThe Ideal CandidateThe ideal candidate for the role of R&D Technologist will have experience of:

A degree in a science, pavement engineering.

Membership of relevant Industry organisation(s)

Effective planning, organisational and time management skills.

Effective reporting skills

Laboratory experience preferred.

Good understanding of both industry and Tarmac current products and service portfolio and keen to focus on future needs / opportunities.

Strong knowledge of current A&A testing methods.

Planning, organising and time management skills

Why TarmacIn addition to the role of R&D Technologist we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:

Bonus scheme 
Enhanced holiday entitlement 
Contributory pension scheme 
Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
Training and development opportunities Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community