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Analytical Scientist

Staffordshire   •  Permanent, Full time

CK Group are recruiting for an 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.

£18,000 - £23,000 per annum (based on experience).

Analytical Scientist Role:
Your main duties will be to:
· Work as part of a team of scientists in the calibration and/or testing laboratories.
· Perform calibrations/tests according to the suite of ISO 17034 / ISO 17025 and ISO 17043 accredited technical methods and processes within the quality system.
· Work strictly in accordance with approved methods and procedures.
· Verify the validity of an instrument before and after conducting calibrations or tests.
· Verify and process calibration/test results and reporting any suspect results, repeating analyses when appropriate.
· Keep records of all information of practical relevance to the calibrations/tests you perform and in accordance with the quality system and technical methods.
· Generate reference material certificates and certificates of calibration and analysis for approval by a UKAS approved signatory.
· Assist quality management with the continual development and improvement of laboratory quality system.
· Develop 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.

· 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.

For more information or to apply for this Analytical Scientist position, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246 457702 or email nwood@ckscience.co.uk, quoting job ref 52259
It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Natalie Wood
  • Phone: 01246 457700
  • Reference: 52259
  • Posted: 19th November 2021
  • Expires: 17th December 2021

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