Analytical Chemist

Analytical Chemist

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Scientific, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Johnathan Miller

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8968

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    As soon as possible

Analytical Chemist
£24 – 25,000
Based in Manchester

A global professional services company is looking for an experienced Analytical Chemist to be based at their Laboratory testing facility in Manchester which is very easily accessible by the Tram network.  The successful candidate will have significant experience in GC specifically GC-FID and GC-MS.  The company offers excellent progression opportunities to join an industry leading organisation with a truly global reach.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Analyse samples using GC-MS and GC-FID in line with laboratory procedures.
  • Ensure samples are analysed at correct frequency and recorded on control charts. Investigate failures and complete relevant documentation.
  • Meet sample turnaround time requirements working closely with the Lab Administrator to communicate on any time delays.
  • Trouble shoot instrument issues and document instrument maintenance and breakdowns.
  • Train more junior staff in appropriate procedures ensuring laboratory procedures are followed at all times.
  • Complete method validation/development in line with relevant projects.
  • Review analytical data to ensure results are correct.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Educated to BSc level in a Chemistry related subject with 2-3 years minimum industry experience in GC-FID and GC-MS
  • Troubleshooting and instrument maintenance skills
  • Method Development experience
  • Experience of working to UKAS standards
  • Experience of testing environmental samples will be highly desirable
For further details and to apply please contact Johnathan Miller at Scantec on 0151._ 666._ 8968 and johnathanm (at) scantec. co. uk

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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