Analytical Chemist

SCI Search & Selection Ltd
£16000 - £18000/annum depending on skills and experience
13 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Chromatography Technician, Food Analysis

Role: Permanent
Salary: circa 17,000 +benefits
Location: West Midlands

Our client is a prestigious company in the Food Industry who is constantly expanding due to high demand. This has created the opportunity for a qualified chromatography technician to join their team in the Chemistry Department at their attractive site in the West Midlands

Main requirements of the role are:-

To undertake all contaminant analyses by LC-MS/MS and GC-MS/MS techniques and associated activities within the section.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Carry out analysis of foodstuffs and interpretation of results using HPLC and GC instrumentation.
• Carry out administrative tasks relating to analytical work e.g. sample receipt and booking in of samples into LIMS
• Perform method development activates under the direction of a senior analyst. Collect data and produce reports.
• To work in a safe manner in accordance with departmental policies.
• To work in accordance with the Company Management system.
• To keep neat and orderly records of results and other relevant information.

Qualification and Key Skills
• Good competence in routine food analysis using HPLC and GC, ideally with LC-MS, GC-MS and method development experience.
• At least A-level in science related subject and/or relevant laboratory experience
• Experience using Microsoft packages - word/excel/outlook/PowerPoint
• Experience working within an accreditation scheme
• Ability to work in a small team
• Flexibility to work on a number of tasks and manage priorities

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