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Analytical Food Chemist

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6LD   •  £30,000-£40,000 dependent on experience  •  Permanent, Full time

Campden BRI offers our members a wide range of services, consultancy, advice and training. Our knowledge and expertise places us at the forefront of the global food and drink industry.

We offer a large variety of analytical food & drink testing to our customers, covering chromatography, biochemistry, allergens, food nutrition, microscopy and packaging.

We?re looking to recruit a Analytical Chemist with food testing experience, who would:

  • Primarily be involved with the analysis of food & drink
  • Help supervise day to day operations of their section, including but not limited to client contact, resources, training, developing new/improved techniques, validating methods, reporting and technical excellence
  • Routine analysis of food/drink and associated materials using instrumental methods
  • Dealing with non-routine enquiries and requested for bespoke analysis
  • Basic calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Comply with all relevant policies, procedures and instructions ? including health and safety requirements.

You will have experience:

  • Chemistry degree or equivalent experience in the field of analytical science
  • Extensive experience working in ISO17025 laboratory environment, at least 5 years of which must be in an analytical chemistry food/beverage laboratory
  • Competence in the operation and maintenance of analytical equipment including HPLC and GC MS
  • Interpretation of data and reporting scientific results
  • Ability to train junior staff
  • Flexibility to work on many tasks and manage priorities
  • Ability to negotiate with potential customers and develop new business
  • Proven effectiveness in managing timely and cost-effective delivery of technical services


  • £30,000-£40,000 pa dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Worksave pension scheme, with employee contributions matched by the company up to 10%
  • Monday-Thursday 8.45am-5.15pm and Friday 4.30pm finish (38 hours per week)
  • Culture focused on work/life balance
  • We offer continued professional development (support for future qualifications -MSc, PhD etc)
  • Permanent health scheme
  • Subsidized onsite restaurant and free parking
  • Buy & Sell 5 days holiday
  • Rewards platform- 100s of retail discounts, gym membership discounts etc
  • Progression & development opportunities

This role is based in Chipping Campden Gloucestershire.

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

  • Employer: Campden BRI
  • Contact: Beth Cook
  • Phone: 07974169734
  • Updated: 21st June 2022
  • Expires: 19th July 2022

Campden BRI

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