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Metals Team Leader

Posted 9 January by taylorollinson Ltd Ended

Metals Team Leader

This role is an opportunity to join and help manage an enthusiastic team working in the Metals section of an Inorganic Laboratory.


I am currently recruiting for a Metals Team Leader. As the Team Leader, you will be reporting to the Production Manager and leading a team of analysts and technicians in the Metals section of the lab. The role will require the successful candidate to both analyse samples via ICP in a high throughput environment and be responsible for organising the workload of the team in an efficient manner to the requirements of clients.

Our client is looking for an organised and motivated individual who is passionate about analytical chemistry and to join their team.

The role:

  • Organising and participating the workload of the metals team
  • Leading a team of analysts and technicians in the metals division of the lab
  • Operating and maintaining ICP and other analytical equipment
  • Administrative duties including organising annual leave, staff training, managing sickness
  • Liaising with Internal and External customers
  • Analysing data
  • Involved in analytical method development
  • Working in a high throughput environment ensuring the team meets tight deadlines

Experience expectations:

Suitable applicants will have;

  • Significant industry experience working in an analytical laboratory using ICP techniques
  • Previous experience operating, maintaining and troubleshooting ICP-MS or ICP-OES
  • Experience developing methods for ICP analysis
  • Experience working in an ISO17025 accredited laboratory is essential
  • Experience working in the metals division of an analytical laboratory
  • Previous experience supervising or leading teams within an analytical laboratory is beneficial
  • Educated to at least BSc level in relevant scientific subject eg Chemistry
  • Excellent knowledge of inorganic chemistry and metal analysis

The Package

In return, our client offers an opportunity to join a successful team offering a permanent position with a competitive annual salary and benefits, dependent on experience.

Required skills

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • ICP
  • Management Skills
  • Team Leader
  • Metals Analysis

Reference: 33459808

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