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Analytical Scientist

Staffordshire ST14 8HU   •  £18000 - £23000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group are recruiting for a Analytical Scientist to join a specialist company providing inspection, calibration and testing services based in Staffordshire on a permanent basis.

You will be joining a dedicated team of scientists making measurements on gas mixtures using a range of bespoke gas chromatographs (GC-FID, GC-TCD, GCSCD), optical devices (near-IR, UV, chemiluminescence) and fuel-cell sensors. Your measurements will contribute to providing calibration and testing services of the highest metrological quality available in the industry.

Your main duties will be:
· working as part of a team of scientists in the calibration and/or testing laboratories
· performing calibrations/tests according to the suite of ISO 17034 / ISO 17025 and ISO 17043 accredited technical methods and processes within the quality system
· working strictly in accordance with approved methods and procedures
· verifying the validity of an instrument before and after conducting calibrations or tests
· verifying and processing calibration/test results and reporting any suspect results, repeating analyses when appropriate
· keeping records of all information of practical relevance to the calibrations/tests you perform and in accordance with the quality system and technical methods
· generating reference material certificates and certificates of calibration and analysis for approval by a UKAS approved signatory
· assisting quality management with the continual development and improvement of laboratory quality system
· development of new and novel analytical methods for increasing the scope of the laboratory's competence and efficiency

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have
-A degree in chemistry (or a suitable science subject) is preferred or high grades in A levels in science and mathematics
- Knowledge and experience of gas chromatography would be advantageous
- Sound organisational ability with the capacity to work individually or within the team on many tasks concurrently
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

£18,000 to £23,000 (based on experience)

Contributory Company Pension Scheme
Performance-based bonus scheme - after 12 months service
Company bonus scheme - after 12 months service
25 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
Company Sick pay scheme

Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Analytical Scientist position, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246 457702 or email nwood@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference 47765 in all correspondence.

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

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Natalie Wood
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 47765
  • Updated: 23rd July 2020
  • Expires: 20th August 2020

CK Group

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