Senior Report Writing Chemist

Dependent on Experience
19 Feb 2019
19 Mar 2019
Debra Fong
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced senior chemist looking for a new exciting opportunity?

We are currently looking for a Senior Chemist to join a leading company based in the Edinburgh area.

As the Senior Chemist, you will be responsible for providing specialist scientific report writing and report quality control as well as maintain and develop the Environmental department. You will also have technical input to support proposal production and preparation of other documents deliverables.


Your duties as the Senior Chemist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will primarily be responsible for ensuring the overall quality and accuracy of analytical data reported, through report quality control, working closely with the principal chemists and report coordinating team. Additionally, you will be heavily involved in report interpreting and analysing the test results from the laboratory and compile the information in a report format.

2. You will also be responsible for contributing to the environmental departments reporting requirements to the company's required standard and formats, as well as adhering to ISO17025.

3. You will support the preparation of technical and commercial proposals as well as supporting the analysis of samples and interpretation of results using all available analytical systems.

4. As the senior chemist within report QC, you will also support chemistry specific training and be involved with routine maintenance of the chemistry laboratory analytical equipment.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Chemist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Chemistry focussed discipline as well as significant experience working in the field of environmental chemistry.

2. Proven industry experience in scientific report writing is essential.

3. Practical experience of chemical analysis and interpretation of results in the field of environmental / oil and gas chemistry is also essential.

Key Words: Senior Chemist | Chemistry | Environmental | Oil and Gas | Report Writing | Quality Control | Scientific Writing | Analytical Chemistry | Chromatography | UKAS ISO17025

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.