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Analytical Chemist

Bedfordshire   •  £23000 - £28000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time


A multinational environmental consultancy is looking for an Analytical Chemist to join its brand-new, state-of-the-art facility in Bedford. You will be working within the analytical development laboratory operating GC/MS systems, ensuring results are completed to agreed deadlines and preparing samples and solutions for testing purposes. You will require a chemistry-based degree and GC/MS experience within a commercial laboratory environment.

The Role

  • Follow established procedures to perform trace organic analysis on a wide range of samples/matrices
  • Operate GC-MS and GC-MS/MS systems, ensuring results are completed to agreed deadlines together with other laboratory equipment, as required
  • Take responsibility for managing your own analytical workload which will include working with extraction staff within the laboratory to ensure samples are prepared for analysis according to customer requirements
  • Perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting of GC-MS instrumentation and analytical equipment
  • Prepare samples, solutions, and reagents following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
  • Process and interprets analytical results for entry onto LIMS

Experience Required

  • Chemistry-based degree, or similar subject
  • Experience working within an accredited analytical testing laboratory
  • A solid background and experience in the use of GC/MS
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at different levels within an organisation


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

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7577
  • Posted: 25th January 2023
  • Expires: 22nd February 2023

Cranleigh Scientific

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