Analytical Chemist

Region:
East Midlands
Vicinity:
Northampton
Industry Sector:
Waste Jobs
Job Category:
Specialist & Technical, Analyst, Laboratory
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Secondary school or equivalent
Salary:
£18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Excellent
Posted:
07/06/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
WasteRecruit
Job Ref:
G8210

Job Summary
Reporting directly to the Laboratory Manager, the role is to perform analysis of waste and other samples to relevant accreditation standards providing technical input into method validation and development of new methodologies, both individually and as a member of a team.

Key Responsibilities
- To run and maintain various instrumentation within the Laboratory, including GC-MS/FID and ICP-OES. Ensuring all work undertaken within the team complies with all relevant HSE, Quality, Regulatory and Accreditation standards (UKAS, ISO 17025). ·
- Extracting and clean-up of samples using various techniques.
- Calculation of results and data entry on to the LIMS system.
- Performing daily checks including balances, pipettes and instruments.
- Cleaning, reagent and sample preparation.
- Individual projects will be performed as allocated by laboratory management which will often be in relatively new fields so maintaining up to date knowledge of chemistry and the waste industry is required.
- Sampling of incoming waste streams for compliance.

Critical Qualifications
Degree in Chemistry or Forensic Science or equivalent qualifications

If you would like to find out more then please send a CV to Gabby Liden quoting job reference G8210

Closing Date:
19/07/2018

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