Laboratory Analyst - Organics

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Lenham Heath, Kent
Dates that interviews will take place
Interview will be conducted on an on going basis
£17,000 + benefits
Summary of vacancy

DETS/QTS Environmental Ltd. is a UK-based environmental chemical testing laboratory offering a standard five-day turnaround. Our purely analytical laboratory provides a comprehensive range of environmental analytical testing services, from bespoke projects to more routine analytical requirements.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Laboratory Analyst in order to organise and undertake the analysis of samples. You will need to develop and maintain knowledge of standard operating procedures ensuring that procedures are followed and notify other relevant employees when this has not been complied with.

What will I be doing?

Laboratory Analysts are responsible for but not limited to:

• Undertake laboratory analysis of samples from a variety of sources and in strict adherence to analytical methods and standard operating procedures.

• Analysis and investigation of results in conjunction with the senior staff.

• Routine maintenance and troubleshooting of instrumentation.

• Develop, validate, review, update and implement standard operating procedures, for work undertaken in their area of responsibility, in conjunction with senior staff.

• Ensuring that procedures are followed routinely and departures or changes are brought to the attention of the Section Head.

• Undertake data entry using a Laboratory Information Management System

• To uphold and comply with the statutory provision of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and any other relevant legislation and policies or procedures relating to Health & Safety at Work.

• The Laboratory Analysts will uphold and comply with the requirements of UKAS Accreditation.

• To undertake any other reasonable task or responsibility requested by a senior manager

What are the requirements?

The ideal candidate will hold a degree in a science-related subject and it would be advantageous to have previous knowledge and experience of GC-FID and GCMS, although full training will be given. The role requires excellent attention to detail, and the ability to follow procedures.

DETS Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to a policy of treating all of our employees and job applicants equally.

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