Analytical Scientist

Posted 15 January by Reed Scientific Featured Ending soon
We are currently looking for an Analytical Scientist for a leading manufacturer company of speciality chemicals.

This position involves the laboratory-based work to support the development of the clay catalyst business towards its business plan objectives and growth targets.

You will be required to:

1. Conduct accurate analysis and issue timely reports within area of responsibility.
2. Conduct self-critical analysis of own results.
3. Provide accurate records of laboratory work in defined lab recording system and inform relevant personnel of work carried out by writing technical reports.
4. Provide analysis which requires specialised skills and knowledge of analytical instruments within the department.
5. Carry out experimentation which requires specialised knowledge of practical techniques.
6. Carry out work which requires the development of new techniques or adaptation of existing techniques.
7. Maintain a high level of housekeeping at all times.
8. Understand and ensure that site/departmental SHE and Quality systems and procedures are properly applied in line with business and legal requirements.
9. Prioritise daily workload.

You will be required to have:

1. HNC or equivalent in Chemistry, with a minimum of 3 years’ industrial experience in HPLC analysis.
2. Experience in organic synthesis.
3. Experience in HPLC and GC analysis.
4. Demonstrated ability to evaluate, report and act on own results.
5. Demonstrated problem solving ability.
6. Capability of working well as part of a team as well as individually.
7. Sound written and oral communication skills.
8. Computer knowledge of Windows (particularly Excel).

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Application questions

Do you have a HNC in Chemistry or equivalent?
Do you have a minimum of 3 years’ industrial experience in HPLC analysis?
Do you have experience in organic synthesis, HPLC and GC analysis?
Have you demonstrated the ability to evaluate, report and act on own results?
Are you willing to undertake occasional travel overseas as the job dictates?

Reference: 34226626

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