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Senior Shift Analyst

West Yorkshire   •  £0 - £14.89 per hour  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

  • Title: Senior Shift Analyst
  • Salary: £14.89 per hour plus shift uplift
  • Contract length: 1 year plus extensions
  • Shift patterns: days and nights
  • Location: Huddersfield

To work as part of a shift-based Quality Control team providing a round the clock analytical capability in line with site business and HSEQ needs.

To carry out routine and non-routine analysis or planned development work (as directed by the QCESG Team Leader) on final, process control, environmental and experimental samples.

To highlight trends in analytical data and alert the customer in a timely manner so that they may make appropriate interventions that will maintain manufacturing and compliance targets.

To provide first line support to satellite laboratories, out of hours, to ensure smooth running of at-line analysis.

To be part of the operational safety team under direction of the Duty Manager during site emergency management situations.

Role responsibilities

  • Carry out routine analysis of final, process control, experimental and effluent samples using a wide range of analytical techniques whilst ensuring that the data produced meets both business and HSEQ compliance requirements
  • Plan own workload ensuring that sample lead-times are met and foresee, communicate and resolve potential priority conflicts as they arise
  • To highlight trends in analytical data and bring these to the attention of QC Team Leader and Production Chemists in a timely manner
  • Carry out first line trouble shooting and resolution of analytical problems so that a reliable service is restored as rapidly as possible. Where this is not possible then the issue should be escalated to the next technical level
  • Provide first line analytical support to satellite plant laboratories as required
  • Carry out non-routine analysis or non-routine/development work with direction from the QC Team Leader
  • Help to train new and junior members of staff as directed by the QC team leader
  • Follow laboratory procedures to ensure that work is carried out safely and that satisfactory hygiene/ housekeeping standards are maintained
  • Perform, record and report all analysis in accordance with the established quality system
  • Monitor the performance of analytical equipment and methods and assess the fitness of analytical results
  • Under the direction of the Duty Manager, perform supporting administrative duties during incident management situations

Job requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a Chemistry related degree
  • 2/3 years' experience in in an analytical setting
  • HS&E related requirements for working in a laboratory, e.g. CoSHH
  • Quality requirements for working in a laboratory, e.g. ISO 9001 QMS
  • Good communication skills

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2166095
  • Posted: 26th July 2022
  • Expires: 23rd August 2022


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