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Keen & motivated candidates wanted

If you're keen to work at one of the world's most exciting packaging companies (based in Cambridgeshire, UK), then we have a number of open positions.

Pulpex is a new packaging technology company with a mission to deliver sustainability through renewable paper based packaging. We make the world's first truly recyclable paper bottles! Click here to see how we do it.

Our Sawston-based R&D and production teams are changing the world of packaging on a daily basis, so if any of the roles below are of interest or if you'd like to find out more, write to us (including a copy of your CV) at

What We Offer All Our Staff

  • Competitive salary, based on skills and experience, reviewed annually

  • Occupational health cover

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

  • Electric vehicle scheme

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Excellent career development and training opportunities

  • Flexible working

  • Regular social events

Chemical Engineer (Graduate)

  • 2.1 or above Bachelors/MSc/PhD in a chemical/process engineering, chemistry, material science or relevant discipline

  • Up to 2 years in industry-relevant vocational qualification with the ability to demonstrate experience/ability

  • Keen eye for detail and problem-solving mindset

  • Ability to work and communicate well as part of a team positively and respectfully - willingness to learn and develop one’s skillset; and to share existing skills and knowledge with others

  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary R&D engineering team, you would be responsible for the development of new and the scaling up of the existing processes.

  • This is a diverse role in a rapidly moving environment where you will be encouraged to come up with new ideas and share / apply any knowledge and skills to support existing teams and projects.

Senior Coatings Scientist (Full Time)

  • Are you an experienced Coating Scientist who is looking to work in a growing, technology-driven company?

  • Be part of a multi-disciplinary R&D engineering and science team

  • Testing of new barrier coating technologies and identify / develop test methods to analyse the coating film and barrier performance

  • Manage own projects and participate in the day-to-day activities of approved product developments

  • Characterisation of coatings including surface tension, rheology, SEM, FT-IR

  • Chemistry / Material Science degree, Masters or PhD (or similar) with a focus on coatings and polymers - ideally with 5+ years' experience

  • Candidates must be able to balance existing workload with emerging tasks, be resourceful, flexible, a clear communicator and be aligned to our learning and innovation culture

3D Printing Technician (Full Time)

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in 3D printing and Autocad / SolidWorks / slicing software

  • Be part of an R&D team to design and manufacture 3D printed parts for our R&D and production lines

  • Work closely with R&D engineers and chemists in finding ways to improve 3D printing shapes reliability and performance

  • Responsible for maintenance and operation of all 3D printing equipment

  • Flexibility and adaptability, a proactive thinker, with a positive attitude, ability to communicate effectively at all levels

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