Analytical Scientist

CK Group
£18000 - £23000 per annum
01 Apr 2021
29 Apr 2021
Natalie Wood
Contract Type
Full Time
CK Group are recruiting for an Analytical Scientist to join a specialist company providing inspection, calibration and testing services based in Staffordshire on a permanent basis.

You will be joining a dedicated team of scientists making measurements on gas mixtures using a range of bespoke gas chromatographs (GC-FID, GC-TCD, GCSCD), optical devices (near-IR, UV, chemiluminescence) and fuel-cell sensors. Your measurements will contribute to providing calibration and testing services of the highest metrological quality available in the industry.


£18,000 - £23,000 per annum (based on experience).

Analytical Scientist Role:
Your main duties will be to:
  • Work as part of a team of scientists in the calibration and/or testing laboratories.
  • Perform calibrations/tests according to the suite of ISO 17034 / ISO 17025 and ISO 17043 accredited technical methods and processes within the quality system.
  • Work strictly in accordance with approved methods and procedures.
  • Verify the validity of an instrument before and after conducting calibrations or tests.
  • Verify and process calibration/test results and reporting any suspect results, repeating analyses when appropriate.
  • Keep records of all information of practical relevance to the calibrations/tests you perform and in accordance with the quality system and technical methods.
  • Generate reference material certificates and certificates of calibration and analysis for approval by a UKAS approved signatory.
  • Assist quality management with the continual development and improvement of laboratory quality system.
  • Develop new and novel analytical methods for increasing the scope of the laboratory's competence and efficiency.

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
  • A degree in Chemistry (or a suitable science subject) is preferred or high grades in A levels in Science and Mathematics.
  • Knowledge and experience of gas chromatography would be advantageous.
  • Sound organisational ability with the capacity to work individually or within the team on many tasks concurrently.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Contributory company pension scheme.
  • Performance-based bonus scheme - after 12 months service.
  • Company bonus scheme - after 12 months service.
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays.
  • Company sick pay scheme.

For more information or to apply for this Analytical Scientist position, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246 457702 or email, quoting job ref 49965.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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