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Chemistry Analyst - Water Testing

Environmental and Energy

Hampshire £20k – £22k
permanent Job Ref: 5768

Description

An opportunity has arisen for an analytical chemist to join a leading water testing business at their state of the art facility in Farnborough. As an analytical chemist you will carry out routine and non-routine analysis on water samples using mass spectroscopy analysis including: Gas Chromatography (GC), Liquid Chromatography (LC) and Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP).

To be successful you should hold a degree in chemistry or closely related scientific discipline, and ideally possess some commercial experience operating the analytical instrumentation mentioned.

Analytical Chemist Responsibilities:

  • Performing mass spectroscopy analysis using instruments including:
    • Gas Chromatography (GC),
    • Liquid Chromatography (LC)
    • Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP)
  • Operating instrumentation in accordance with the Management System.
  • Assist in the maintenance and troubleshooting of Chromatographic, Colorimetric and preparatory equipment.
  • Analyse and interpret data, calculate results and complete all laboratory paperwork.
  • Maintain good laboratory practice and housekeeping at all times.
  • Assist in method validation when required.

Analytical Chemist Requirements:

  • Hold a degree in chemistry or closely related scientific discipline.
  • Possess existing knowledge of good laboratory practice (GLP) gained via previous practical laboratory experience.
  • Ideally possess some commercial experience operating the analytical instrumentation.
  • Hold excellent numeracy, literacy, computer literacy and analytical skills.

Salary - £20,000 -£22,000 + Benefits - 25 days annual leave - Stakeholder pension scheme & Life assurance

Job Ref: 5768