Analytical Team Leader - Chemistry

Region:
South West
Vicinity:
Devon, Exeter
Industry Sector:
Waste Jobs, Water Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Hydro Jobs, Wastewater Jobs, Environment Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Energy Jobs, Water Treatment Jobs
Job Category:
Science/Scientist, Specialist & Technical, Analyst, Sampling, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Scientist, Quality, Safety, Health & Environment
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Please see job description
Salary:
£26,000 to £26,000 per annum
Salary Description:
26000 Per Annum Up to + Benefits
Posted:
06/11/2019
Start Date:
Asap
Recruiter:
South West Water
Job Ref:
SWW-511/19

Do you have proven experience of leading a scientific analytical function?

South West Water provides reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

We now have an exciting opportunity to join one of the South West's leading employers as a Chemistry Analytical Team Leader based from our Countess Wear site in Exeter.

What will you be doing?

As a Chemistry Analytical Team Leader, you will provide analytical expertise and to ensure the efficient day to day operation of the chemistry working arrangements, including some daily supervision of Analysts, the allocation of duties, authorisation of results and direct participation in meeting quality and efficiency standards and objectives for the section.

You will be actively involved with the quality section of the laboratory to promote and encourage a quality culture within the department. You'll adhere to the requirements of the UKAS Quality Policy as described in the Quality Manual.

The Chemistry Analytical Team Leader will be involved, where necessary, in the training of Assistant Analysts / Analysts and to ensure that all appropriate paperwork has been completed.

What do you need?

 *Degree in a relevant scientific subject or evidence of working to this level *Significant experience in analytical chemistry *Practical in-depth knowledge of the methods and science employed within analytical chemistry *Experience of working to ISO 17025 standards in an analytical laboratory *Willing to take responsibility for the quality of results produced by the laboratory *A commitment to maintaining the highest standards of health and safety within the laboratory *Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload for self and team

What can South West water do for you?                                                               

In return for your hard work as our Chemistry Analytical Team Leader, we can offer a salary of up to £26,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience. We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

If you have the skills and experience to excel as our Chemistry Analytical Team Leader, click apply today.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Closing Date:
18/12/2019

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