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We are always looking for talented, experienced chemists with a passion for practical synthetic organic chemistry.

If you are interested in a career with Endeavour Speciality Chemicals, we would like to hear from you.

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Production Chemist

Salary: starting at £20,000 per annum
Based in: Daventry
Hours: 37.5 per week Monday – Thursday 08:30-17:00, Fridays 08:30 -15:45

Additional benefits: 5% employer contribution pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, Childcare Vouchers

Are you a Chemistry Graduate?

Do you have a real interest and passion in the small scale manufacture of Fragrance & Flavour Chemicals?

Robinson Brothers Ltd is recruiting for a Production Chemist now!

Due to our continued growth we are now looking for a career hungry individual to join our team in Daventry.

Endeavour Speciality Chemicals primarily manufacture flavour and fragrance (F&F) chemicals for use in the food industry. Our market is global and the business is consistently growing year on year.

We are looking to add another Production Chemist to our growing team. Duties of the Production Chemist revolve around the small scale manufacture (5L-25L) of F&F chemicals using a wide variety of classical chemical synthesis techniques. Distillation is used as the main method of post-synthesis purification. You will work in one of our two Production laboratories and be involved in routine manufacture, process development and the introduction of new processes.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small, growing and dynamic company.

Essential skills

  • A First degree in chemistry
  • Enthusiasm and a desire to learn
  • Good team player

Desirable skills

  • Experience of small scale chemistry at University or College
  • Some knowledge of safe working practices i.e. COSHH
  • Some knowledge of analytical methods such as GLC
  • Previous experience of working within a chemical manufacturing organisation

Applications should be sent by email to Please include a covering letter with your CV. Interviews will be conducted once suitable applicants are identified.

Materials Logistics Operator /General Maintenance Worker

Due to increased workload we now have a vacancy for the combined role of Materials Logistics Operator and General Maintenance Worker at our manufacturing site in Daventry.

The ideal candidate would have experience of working in a warehouse environment and also be able to carry out basic maintenance tasks such as putting up shelves, painting, changing light bulbs and stripping and rebuilding simple mechanical devices.

A Fork Lift Truck Licence would be beneficial as would some familiarity of working directly with dispensing chemicals. A knowledge of COSHH assessments and Material Safety Data Sheets is also desirable, but not essential.

You should be a good communicator, be literate and numerate and have excellent team working skills as you will need to work as a highly effective team member. You should be able to deal with peaks in workload in a calm, logical and effective manner. GCSE pass grades in Maths and English are required.

Salary for the ideal candidate will be in the range £19-21K per annum for a 41.5 hour week. Other benefits include 25 days holiday plus all UK Bank Holidays, a paid sick pay scheme, childcare voucher scheme and a group stakeholder pension scheme to which we contribute.

Please send your CV and covering letter to

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

No agencies please.


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Endeavour Speciality Chemicals Ltd
Unit 12, Low March Industrial Estate
Daventry, Northants NN11 4SD UK

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Endeavour Speciality Chemicals Ltd is part of the Robinson Brothers Group

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