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Analytical Chemist

Hampshire   •  28-32K  •  Permanent, Full time

Our client is a well-established chemical manufacture based in the Hampshire area who are seeking to recruit an experienced analytical chemist to perform analytical activities in support of the manufacturing process.

Education and experience

Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in chemistry or analytical chemistry.

2-3 years’ experience in an analytical laboratory as an Analytical Chemist using ICP-OES or ion chromatography.

Key Tasks:

  • Carry out process control and analytical testing of intermediates and end products in support of the manufacturing process.
  • Perform calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical equipment as required.
  • Carry out analytical method development in support of new products or specifications.
  • Perform analytical activities in support of development of new chemical processes.
  • Ensure that activities carried out are documented accordingly to ensure high quality standards and traceability.
  • Assist with all health, safety and environmental practices ensuring that a proactive approach to Health and Safety is brought to the laboratory area.
  • Liaise with the manufacturing team to ensure manufactured product is tested and released in a timely manner.
  • Provide technical support to the manufacturing team to ensure that production processes achieve desired results.
  • Assist with the preparation of samples for analysis at external laboratories when required.
  • Assist with the preparation and release of certificates of analysis as required.
  • Carry out laboratory housekeeping and assist with the development of quality systems in the laboratory.
  • Provide technical and analytical support for the development programmes and assist with the introduction of new products into the plant.
  • Assist with laboratory documentation with a view to continuous improvement of quality and documentation workflow.
  • Carry out training for other laboratory personnel and also production personnel as required and appropriate.

The Analytical Chemist will be fluent in English with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

Good computer skills required. Daily use of spreadsheets, word processors, email, and computer-managed laboratory equipment.

Good organisational skills, with a flexible approach and the ability to manage.

Self-motivated, flexible, well organised and possessing excellent problem-solving skills.

To be considered for this role the candidates must be living in the UK and have permanent working visa.

Skills; Analytical Chemistry, ICP-OES, Ion chromatography, Chemical industries.

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

  • Agency: ST Recruitment
  • Contact: sam
  • Phone: 01737 241823
  • Reference: HL20
  • Posted: 10th March 2023
  • Expires: 7th April 2023

ST Recruitment

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