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Analytical Area Leader - Textiles

Manchester   •  Hidden  •  Permanent, Full time

We are currently looking for a Analytical Area Leader to join a leading company based in the Greater Manchester area. Our client performs safety, quality and regulatory testing on textiles from fabric samples to finished products such as children's and adult apparel and home furnishings. As the Analytical Area Leader you will be responsible for leading and ensuring the validity of results from the analytical area, within the fibre composition laboratory.


Your duties as the Analytical Area Leader will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. As the Analytical Area Leader you will be responsible to ensure the technical aspects of the operational area comply with accreditation requirements, and that work carried out and advice given to clients is technically accurate.

2. You will pro-actively monitor workload and ensure work is reported within targeted turnaround times.

3. As the Analytical Area Leader you will provide feedback to management regarding resource requirements, client issues etc, providing first class service to clients

4. You will be required to maintain current awareness and to develop a detailed technical knowledge of Specifications, regulations and standards relating to departmental requirements.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Analytical Area Leader we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in Chemistry or related scientific degree or equivalent industry experience.

2. Proven industry experience of managing a team

3. A working knowledge and practical experience of method development and maintenance of Analytical Equipment such as ICP, GC-MS, HPLC, FTIR, UV/Vis Spectroscopy.

Key Words: ICP | GC-MS | HPLC | FTIR | UV/Vis | Spectroscopy | Chemistry | Textiles | Fabrics | Analytical

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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

  • Agency: Hyper Recruitment Solutions
  • Posted: 14th March 2018
  • Expires: 11th April 2018
  • Reference: J5082


  • Recruiter: Edward McNulty
  • Phone: 0203 910 2980