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Analytical Chemist

Horizon Search & Selection Ltd

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Published
26-01-2018
Job ad details
Published
26-01-2018
Expires
23-02-2018
Job ID
329748528
Jobtype
Full-time
Contract/Project/Casual
Fixed Term
Job sector
Manufacture, Production, Science & Pharma

We are currently seeking candidates with a great eye for detail and a passion for Chemistry for an Analytical Chemist role working for our prestigious client, an innovative and well-established international manufacturing firm at their headquarters in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

Our client have been trading for well over 100 years and have enjoyed impressive and substantial growth during this period, meaning they are now a globally-recognised market leader within their industry. With several sites worldwide, this is a rare chance to join a company with 300 international experts who work collectively to delight an impressive array of customers, globally.

 

This role presents an excellent opportunity to join a small team based in Bury St Edmunds. Currently the role is offered on a 12 Month fixed term contract however does have some possibility of turning into something more permanent. We are happy to accept applications for candidates who are seeking their first opportunity within a Chemistry based role and also those who have some experience under their belt.

 

The primary duties and responsibilities will involve:

 

  • Performing sample preparation techniques to meet the requirements of testing protocol
  • Instrumental analysis of flavour and fragrance raw materials which includes but is not exclusive to UV spectrometry, gas and liquid chromatography, chiral gas chromatography, gas chromatography/ mass spectrometry and tandem mass spectrometry
  • Sample analysis and interpretation following instrumental analysis within required timelines
  • Assisting in routine maintenance and troubleshooting of the analytical equipment as required
  • Report and address any deficiencies in equipment or analytical practices in order to uphold continuous improvement
  • Writing Quality Control Procedures (QCPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPQs) as requested by the Manager of Analytical Sciences

 

We are seeking a very organised, methodical character who is looking to grow and develop into a role such as this. Our client are seeking somebody with the following skills and attributes:

 

  • Ideally a degree in Chemistry or as a minimum an organic chemistry module
  • A passion for science, an inquisitive nature and methodical approach. Someone who keeps up to date with the latest industry technologies and a willingness to share this information with the team
  • Some previous experience with GC, GC-MS and HPLC as well as calibration of balances and pipettes and preparation of Analytical Standards
  • An open team-player style with excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Strong IT skills as well as a good level of literacy and numeracy
  • Prior experience working in a laboratory environment in a similar position would be advantageous

You will be working in a busy and friendly department for a friendly and supportive company. Our client are offering a highly competitive basic salary as well as a fantastic benefits.

 

To be considered for this position, please apply through our website or alternatively email Kate Dyer with an up-to-date copy of your CV on kate@horizoneast.co.uk

 

Due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis unfortunately we are unable to provide specific feedback on each application. If you have not been contacted after two weeks from the date of your application unfortunately you may have been unsuccessful. We strive to deliver an excellent service to all of our candidates and as such, should you wish to discover the reason you may have been unsuccessful please dont hesitate to get in touch with us on 01379 898474.

 

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Job ad details
Published
26-01-2018
Expires
23-02-2018
Job ID
329748528
Jobtype
Full-time
Contract/Project/Casual
Fixed Term
Job sector
Manufacture, Production, Science & Pharma
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