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Chemical Engineer

Hampshire   •  £27000 - £32000 per annum + + Benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

An established chemical manufacturing company have an exciting new opportunity for a Chemical Engineer to join their Chemical Reaction Hazard Laboratory team. You will be responsible for advanced laboratory testing, problem solving, equipment maintenance, training, and assistance in management of workloads. You will require a chemical engineering degree and several years laboratory experience.

The Role

  • Ensuring the laboratories, at any given time, are maintained in a clean and safe condition.
  • Ordering consumable items and chemicals for use in study experiments.
  • Assist in the purchase of new laboratory equipment.
  • Conduct & assist other team members with testing in the Laboratories (as specified in the individual training records).
  • Liaise with customers to co-ordinate projects and relay results and interpretation.
  • Modification of standard equipment as required for specific tests.
  • Ensure that you and your team are aware of your responsibilities to uphold and enforce good health and safety practices as defined for the roles under the Responsibilities section of document HS002 to meet the objectives of the company policy in HS001
  • Conducting test system checks and calibrations on equipment in the CPE Laboratory and performing maintenance to ensure that it is fit for purpose.
  • Conducting tests and analysing results (see Laboratory Staff Training Record for specific test training records).
  • Movement/disposal of chemical samples using Globex database
  • Backing-up and archiving of raw experimental study data.


  • Chemical Engineering degree (essential)
  • Several years' experience in relevant field
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Understanding engineering science and technology, strong mathematical skills, analytical thinking, and problem solving, developmental and design skills
  • Strong understanding of chemistry, laboratory methodologies and practices, quantities and reactions of mixing chemicals and hazardous materials
  • Ability to identify work priorities and efficiently manage own and peer workloads
  • Understanding of COSHH Health and Safety legislation, policies and procedures
  • Experience of dealing with laboratory equipment, e.g. Electrical equipment, pressure vessels, fume cupboards etc.

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7358
  • Posted: 3rd May 2022
  • Expires: 31st May 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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