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Analytical Chemist

Old Whittington, Derbyshire
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Working for one of our largest clients this role will be to assist in the chemical testing of miniaturised mass spectrometers manufactured on site. This will require you to work with mass spectrometers and other scientific instrumentation to ensure full functionality for our high reliability customer. This is a great opportunity for a recent chemistry graduate to start their career in analytical chemistry. Responsibilities Functional test of products to high and consistent standards Accurate sample preparation for use during testing Fault diagnosis and troubleshooting The ability to record test results accurately To maintain and calibrate the test equipment to the necessary standards Assisting the engineering team with test support on new products and investigations Ensuring all health and safety requirements are adhered to. Performing any other reasonable duties to assist the team and the business Qualifications Bachelor s degree in chemistry or closely related subject (masters would be desirable). Full training of the mass spectrometer software will be provided. Skills & Experience: Experience of working in a laboratory, either academic or industrial, is essential. Experience working with mass spectrometers would be desirable and basic knowledge of HPLC (high performance liquid chromatography) would be advantageous. The successful candidate will possess: High attention to detail Ability to work accurately and with integrity Strong problem-solving skills Knowledge of COSHH requirements and safe chemical handling is essential. The ability to think analytically and troubleshoot problems The ability to work independently and under their own initiative Ability to efficiently plan, organise and manage own workload The ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure, whilst maintaining quality of work The willingness to learn, improve and adapt The ability to work in a team and to communicate their progress to other team members, who aren t always scientifically minded IT literate with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
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  • Job Reference: 717194942-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: TH Recruitment
    TH Recruitment
  • Location: Old Whittington, Derbyshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent