Laboratory Analyst

Recruiter
Adecco Corporate/Retail
Location
Leicester
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Performing analytical sample preparation ranging from raw material ingredients to finished products.
* Carrying out calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting of the laboratory equipment including but not limited to traditional wet chemistry techniques, robotic and chromatographic instrumentation
* Supporting Analytical teams and Quality Programme, under the direction of Laboratory Leaders, in the execution of the analytical workload to deliver accurate and timely data.
* Curator of Standard Operating Procedures for analytical methods and equipment
* The role will involve daily interaction with Laboratory Leaders to assess priorities and execute the assigned workload with minimal supervision
* Ability to present and discuss analytical data in a clear and concise format via frequent interaction with line manager and Innovation Project leaders
* Ability to plan experimental activities in support of analytical method development and optimisation
* Ability to work with external third parties for instrument troubleshooting/maintenance and plan downtime within the laboratory to ensure instruments are serviced on time.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

* Degree in Chemistry or closely related subject

* Experience in analytical sample preparation for mainly chromatography

* Experience in an analytical laboratory techniques using a variety of chromatographic, wet chemistry and sample extraction techniques

* High degree of self-motivation combined with good organisational and interpersonal skills.

* Eager to learn and use own initiative.

* Supportive team player with an accurate, methodical, tidy and reliable approach.

* Strong IT Skills and the ability to apply skills quickly to new software packages.

* Ability to provide support to other team members

BENEFITS INCLUDE

* Subsidised canteen

* Discounted staff shop

* Gym membership

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