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Senior Analytical Chemist


Essex (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 5933


An opportunity has arisen for a senior analytical chemist to join one of the world’s leading suppliers of speciality polymers, supporting multiple market segments, including coatings, construction, textiles and synthetic latex for gloves.

As a senior analytical chemist you should possess previous commercial experience working within an analytical laboratory and have be able to display expertise in either GC-MS, LC-MS or FT-IR with a strong understanding of method development & validation.

Senior Analytical Chemist Responsibilities:  

  • Pro-actively identify, report on and improve safety related issues using available tools and systems
  • Responsible for leading and delivering technical programs within defined project areas.
  • Develop and maintain technology expertise and insight in a relevant technical field.
  • Apply a high level of scientific precision to the analysis and assessment of data and to draw and present conclusions.
  • Building a network within wider organisation, e.g., technical, business units, production, etc.
  • To develop a comprehensive understanding of company's products & applications.
  • Develop and grow junior staff by transferring knowledge and skills as appropriate.

Senior Analytical Chemist Requirements:  

  • Educated to degree level within a relevant discipline, ideally Analytical Chemistry or closely related field. 
  • Commercial experience in analytical laboratory environment. 
  • Expertise in at least one of the following GC-MS, LC-MS or FT-IR.
  • Possess a strong understanding of method development and validation. 

Competitive Salary + Excellent benefits – Bonus - 25 Days Hols – Pension Contribution – Health Care – Free Parking

Hours: 37.5 Per Week – Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm

Job Ref: 5933