Analyst - Organics / Inorganics

Aspire Cambridge UK
Newmarket, Suffolk
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a scientific degree?

The role:
Our client is an award winning provider of analytical testing, specialist testing and environmental monitoring services.

They are currently looking for a competent Analyst with 2-3 years proven lab experience in employment, ideally within environmental testing industry to start ASAP on a permanent 6-12 months basis maternity cover in the Organics and/or Inorganics department.

* Preparation of samples as identified from work schedules
* Enter results onto LIMS to assist with the generation of accurate and timely data in line with client expectations and UKAS standards.
* Interpretation of chromatographic data
* Assistance in the maintenance of QC and sample data in an accurate and ordered manner in compliance with the quality systems.
* Assistance in maintenance programmes for the Departments specific analytical instrumentation and any other analytical equipment used by the Department.
* Maintenance, storage and labelling of adequate stocks of reagents and standards.
* Solve basic problems with laboratory tests and consult with the Divisional Manager when turnaround deadlines cannot be met with reasons and proposals to remedy the problem.
* Consultation with the Divisional Manager when insufficient resources are available to fulfill the duties of the Department.

* To work in a professional and safe manner
* To advise others to work in a professional and safe manner
* To ensure that the laboratory areas and work surfaces are free from clutter, and any spillages on the bench, floor and especially the instruments are immediately cleaned up.
* To assist others in the performance of their duties if trained in that area of operation and if time allows.
* To ensure that samples are returned to the appropriate storage area after testing
* Maintenance of confidentiality
* To comply with all the Health and Safety and ISO14001 requirements of your role, and perform any other reasonable duties as required by the business.

* Relevant instrumentation experience & knowledge of analysis
* BSc in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Forensic Science, Applied Science, Physics, Maths, Geochemistry (No Phd’s)
* Similar industry experience is desirable but not from a Pharmaceutical Lab
* Worked in a fast paced lab environment with a high volume of samples

Start: ASAP
Location: Newmarket, Suffolk
Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday with 30 mins for lunch
Salary: £18,880

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. aspire cambridge ltd is acting as an employment agency for this permanent vacancy