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Analytical Chemist - ICP-MS

Environmental and Energy

Greater Manchester £20k – £25k
permanent Job Ref: 5713

Description

A multinational environmental consultancy is currently seeking a ICP-MS Analyst to join its brand new, state of the art facility based in Manchester. You will play a critical role in the analysis and running of ICP-MS systems with the ability to troubleshoot equipment and improve current methods.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with some industrial experience to join a world recognised business and develop a successful career focused to analytical chemistry.

Responsibilities

  • Managing your own analytical workload, ensuring samples are reported in agreed timescales.
  • Analysis of samples using ICP-MS & ICP-OES ensuring all ISO 17025 quality requirements are met in line with laboratory procedures
  • Process and interpretation of analytical results.
  • Perform maintenance and troubleshooting of instrumentation.
  • Undertake investigations into internal and external QC failures.
  • Supervision and training of staff as required.
  • Ensure laboratory records are kept accurate and up to date.
  • Sample preparation when required.

Requirements

  • BSc in Science or equivalent
  • Worked within a laboratory environment
  • Experience of using ICP-MS is essential
  • Experience of sample preparation and use analytical instrumentation.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting skills
  • Used to working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

Benefits

  • 24 days annual leave (+ option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Share incentive scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free optional wellbeing assessment

Salary £20k - £25k

Job Ref: 5713