Feeling the Chemistry?

Hit the apply now button to register with us or apply for this role. If you have any questions and would like to talk to our team, head to the contact page.

Analytical Chemist (12 Month Contract)


Surrey (£) Competitive
contract Job Ref: 6220


An opportunity has arisen for an analytical chemist join a globally recognised petrochemical manufacturing business at their site in Sunbury on a fixed-term contract. As an analytical chemist you will work as part of the lubricant technology and R&D team performing analysis tests within the laboratory facilities recording data and ensuring all records & documentation are maintained in accordance to company regulations.

To be successful as an analytical chemist you must possess previous experience within a chemical testing laboratory and ideally hold a degree in relevant chemistry or engineering discipline. 

Analytical Chemist Responsibilities: 

  • Carry out laboratory tests on various additive and lubricant samples using a wide range of international standards and local procedures.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day running of complex equipment and apparatus including setup calibration QA checks and basic problem solving Characterisation measurements for core samples.
  • Take an active role in achieving local and company HSE objectives
  • Actively contribute to the running of the team and the Analytical department
  • Ensure that quality standards are maintained always looking for opportunities for improvement
  • Liaise with internal and external contacts to maintain progress on all key projects.

Analytical Chemist Requirements:

  • Ideally hold a relevant scientific qualification in chemistry engineering or similar discipline.
  • Previous experience within a commercial chemical laboratory plant or manufacturing environment.
  • Competent in a laboratory environment and be able to accurately follow test procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. 
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to prioritise workloads accordingly. 

Salary - £.Comp + Benefits

12 Month FTC (With the opportunity to extend) 

40 Hours Per Week: Monday - Friday 

If you have the experience and or qualifications mentioned and are looking for an exciting challenge with an industry leading chemical business contact Lewis at Cranleigh Scientific.