JOB TITLE: Process Chemist

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Fife
Job Reference : 10446 Job Category : Science and Research
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 21/02/2014
Salary & Benefits : £35000 per annum + pension, benefits
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

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Job Summary

Process Chemist £35k + pension, BUPA, + Flexible Benefits Fife

Job Description

Process Chemist
£35k + pension, BUPA, + Flexible Benefits

The Opportunity:

This is a fantastic opportunity for an established Process Chemist to come in and work for one of the world's largest organisations. This Process Chemist role will offer an outstanding package and excellent training moving forward, with opportunities for growth within this household name of an organisation.

The Role:

For the Process Chemist role, we are looking for an established professional who can hit the ground running.

*Provide strong leadership and training to a small team of technicians; manage daily work load including sample analysis, data analysis and report compilation. The candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills and will have direct contact with plant operators and facility management on a daily basis
*The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring routine maintenance, calibration, quality control functions are carried out on time, also analytical and calibration data review is routinely done and actions raised from this activity.
*The candidate will show strong leadership on aspects of laboratory and plant health and safety.
*Experience of writing and reviewing procedures, leading and participating in risk assessments and knowledge of CoSHH assessment are essential.
*The laboratory is operated on a day-shift basis and the successful candidate will be expected to support this activity by working in a defined shift pattern
*The candidate must have hands-on analytical laboratory experience.

The Candidate:

* BSC /HND / HNC/ qualified in chemistry working in a process / production environment
* Previous experience gained in a regulated laboratory will be essential
* Knowledge of Water and Waste water treatment method and systems.
* Broad range of chemical analysis to include colorimetry and chromatography.
* Some microbiological awareness, aseptic sample handling, occupational health awareness etc.
* Microscopy skills is desirable.
* Mentoring and training a small team, leading change within an analytical cell.
* Method development both for existing testing and new ion chromatography.

The Company:

The company are the market leader across Europe in their particular field and believe strongly in the development and career progression of all of their staff. Although they are picky with people they bring in, this is as it is the beginning of a long term career and they pride themselves on having the best staff.

Process Chemist

Job Keywords

process chemist, water data analysis, CoSHH, laboratory, microbiological

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