Senior Analytical Chemist

  • Location

    South Ayrshire

  • Sector:

    Scientific, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Johnathan Miller

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8968

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    As soon as possible

Senior Analytical Chemist
£30 – 35,000
Based in Ayrshire

Commutable from Glasgow, West Kilbride, Kilmarnock, East Kilbride, Irvine, Troon, Ayr, Cumnock, Paisley

A successful long established multinational business is looking to appoint a Senior Analytical Chemist to their site in Ayrshire.  The successful candidate will have strong experience in GC-MS and ICP-MS together with at least 5 years industry experience following a minimum of a BSc in Chemistry. There is some flexibility if candidates possess GC and ICP-OES experience (essentially no Mass Spectrometry experience) as training can be provided to plug skill gaps.

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out analytical methods and SOPs without supervision to a high level of accuracy, ensuring that an effective and high quality analytical service is provided to meet deadlines
  • Carry out method development and validation within the laboratory including GCMS, ICPMS, Ion Chromatography (IC)
  • Take part in Audits as and when required
  • Performing testing of samples utilising GC-MS, ICP-MS and Ion Chromatography (IC).
  • Maintain up to date Laboratory records including the use of LIMS
  • Analysing data and checking results on a daily basis
  • Taking any training as necessary for further development and to ensure the successful candidate is up to date on the latest methods
  • Provide advice and support to the more junior members of staff
  • Maintain and calibrate Laboratory equipment and organise any visits by service engineers as and when required
For further details including full job spec and to apply please contact Johnathan Miller at Scantec on 0151._ 666._ 8968 and johnathanm (at) scantec. co. uk

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