Graduate Scientist - Chemistry - Biology - Guildford - £18k

Recruiter
Cranleigh Scientific
Location
Guildford
Salary
£18000/annum Benefits
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Graduate Scientist - Chemistry - Biology - Chemical- Formulation - Guildford - £18k

A well-established chemical company based in Guildford is looking to strengthen their technical laboratory team with a local graduate educated to degree level within a relevant scientific discipline.

Graduate Scientist Responsibilities:

* Investigating the effectiveness of treatment formulations in their intended applications.
* Some formulation development where needed.
* Monitoring the dissolution of calcium carbonate against time by formulations that generate organic acid in-situ, by periodically taking samples and measuring soluble calcium using a colorimetric assay.
* Conducting quality control checks of enzyme activity using colorimetric enzyme assay methods.
* Recording writing up, analysing and presenting results using Microsoft Office.
* Carrying out some book, paper and internet research where required.
* Receiving deliveries of lab chemicals and equipment.
* Ensuring the lab supplies are available and in stock at all times.
* Hand washing and rinsing of laboratory glassware and general housekeeping.
* Preparing reagent solutions.

Graduate Scientist Skills & Qualifications Required:

* Educated to degree level within a relevant scientific discipline ideally Chemistry or Biology.
* You will need to be a strong team player, have a methodical approach and have the ability to plan, organise and manage your own workload.
* Would ideally have an aptitude towards science and enjoy a mixture of desk and laboratory based work.
* You must be computer literate particularly in Microsoft Office.
* To be considered you must be local to the Guildford site.

Salary £18k + Benefits - Permanent