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Chromatography Technician - Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire   •  £16500 - £21000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

Peter Smith is recruiting for a Chromatography Technician to join a Food and Drinks R&D company based in Gloucestershire, on a full time, permanent basis. This client provides scientific, technical, and legislative support to the food, drinks and allied industries worldwide.

The client is seeking a degree qualified individual in chemistry or equivalent with some laboratory experience to assist with pesticide residue analysis. Testing is to be taken in line with LC-MS/MS and GC-MS/MS techniques and the client is offering a salary range of £16,500 - £21,000 in exchange for this experience.

The role will be placed in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. This department contains around 50 staff, and comprises operations including Chromatography, Biochemistry, Microscopy, and Food Composition.

The main purpose of the role will be to
-Analyse and interpret results relating to testing of different foods
-Carry out administrative duties related to technical work
-Collate data and produce written reports with guidance from more senior staff members
Further responsibilities will include:
-Compliance with both departmental and organisational policies, and management systems
-Ensure that results and relevant information are kept in an orderly manner

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
-Degree in chemistry or equivalent
-Experience in using GC-MS/MS and LC-MS/MS instrumentation
-Working knowledge of Microsoft office
-Worked with an accreditation scheme
-Flexibility to multi task
-Team player

Benefits include:
A salary range of £16,500 - £21,000 (depending on experience)
24 days annual leave plus public and national holidays
An attractive healthcare package
Subsidised on site restaurant

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference SH39592 in all correspondence.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: CK Group (Science, Clinical, Engineers and IT Recruitment)
  • Posted: 14th July 2017
  • Expires: 11th August 2017
  • Reference: SH39592


  • Recruiter: Peter Smith
  • Phone: 01246 457700
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