Current Openings

Naturbeads is always on the lookout for scientists and engineers who are passionate about addressing the microplastic pollution challenge.  

Chemist R&D 

Bath, UK

At Naturbeads, you are empowered to deliver results. We are an award-winning start-up commercialising a patented technology to harness the power of cellulose, creating sustainable solutions for our customers. Join our story and create your own impact by developing your expertise building solutions that help make our clients’ offering smarter and more sustainable.


What will you do ?

Join our R&D Team as a Chemist and help us to respond to the increasing demand for our products by working on: 

  • Beads production

  • Process optimization

  • Sample characterization 

In this role you will be working autonomously, in a fast paced, unstructured environment. You will be ready to enjoy the flow of challenges in our day-to-day activities, capable of finding a reward in an accelerating list of priorities, working shoulder to shoulder in a friendly and committed team. Our business is growing and it offers multiple opportunities for a fast career progression. You will be trained on a diverse range of equipment, and by working with our clients you will contribute to the commercialization of new environmentally friendly ingredients that will help us reduce our reliance on plastic materials.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Degree in Chemistry (BS. or MSc.)

  • Comfortable in reading academic papers and patents

  • Previous laboratory or R&D experience is a plus

Your benefits:

  • Salary depending on experience and qualifications 

  • Immediate starting date

  • Central workplace

Naturbeads is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. For this role, we will only consider candidates with the right work in the UK.

If you think you are a fit for this role, please send your motivation letter and curriculum to - we look forward to hearing from you! 

Come and be part of our story, starting today!