Our client is seeking a bright and dynamic graduate chemist to perform analytical testing of chemicals in support of the manufacturing process.
The successful candidate will have a 2:1 or 1st honours degree in science with some laboratory experience ideally within inorganic laboratories.
- Carry out QC and analytical testing of raw materials, intermediates and finished products in support of the manufacturing process.
- Actively contribute to R & D activities, in support of new chemical processes.
- Assist with the preparation and issue of general certificates of analysis as required.
- Assist with administration tasks: purchasing, documentation management and external sample testing.
- Perform calibration activities on laboratory equipment as required.
- Ensure that activities carried out are documented accordingly to ensure high quality standards and traceability.
- Assist with all health, safety and environmental practices ensuring that a proactive approach to Health and Safety is brought to the laboratory area.
- Liaise with the manufacturing team to ensure products are tested and released in a timely manner.
- Carry out laboratory housekeeping and assist with the continuous improvement of quality systems in the laboratory.
- Ensure that equipment is calibrated and maintained to the required standards.
To succeed in this role, the candidate must have the following skills;
- Good spoken and written English is required.
- Excellent understanding of inorganic chemistry.
- Experience using ICP-OES or ion chromatography is desirable.
- Good communication skills are required.
- Good computer skills are required. Daily use of spreadsheets, word processors, email and computer managed laboratory equipment.
- Self-motivated, flexible, well organised and possessing excellent problem solving skills.
To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK
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- Agency: ST Recruitment
- Contact: Sam
- Phone: 01737 241823
- Reference: BL20
Website: ST Recruitment
- Updated: 7th April 2021
- Expires: 5th May 2021