Analytical Chemist - ICP-MS

Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted
Oct 16, 2017
Closes
Oct 24, 2017
Ref
272307
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Senior Scientist

Analytical Chemist - Metals - ICP - ISO 17025 - Troubleshooting - Perm - Manchester - £20k-£25k + Excellent company benefits

A world-leading consultancy service to the environmental and energy sector is expanding and require an experienced Analytical Chemist to join its Metals analysis team, based in Manchester. As an Analytical Chemist, you will take a primary focus on routine and non-routine analysis on a range of samples using ICP-MS & ICP-OES.

Repsonsibilities
*Organising workloads to ensure samples are reported in agreed timescales
*Analysis of samples using ICP-MS & ICP-OES ensuring all ISO 17025 quality requirements are met in line with laboratory procedures
*Process and interpretation of analytical results.
*Perform maintenance and troubleshooting of instrumentation.
*Undertake investigations into internal and external QC failures.
*Supervision and training of staff as required.
*Method validation and development as required.
*Ensure laboratory records are kept accurate and up to date.
*Sample preparation when required.

Requirements
*You must possess a BSc qualification in Chemistry or closely related field of study.
*Proven experience operating within a commercial analytical laboratory.
*It is essential to have industrial experience using ICP-MS or HPLC instruments.
*Experience of sample preparation and use analytical instrumentation.
*Maintenance and troubleshooting skills
*Used to working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

In return the organisation is willing to provide a £competitive salary £20k-£25k accompanied with excellent company benefits.