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Laboratory Shift Team Leader (Materials and Metals)

Employer
SRG
Location
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary
£34000 - £38500 per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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Sector
Chemistry, Materials Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details



Laboratory Shift Team Leader required, based in South Yorkshire. Chemical background in metallurgy or manufacturing required

Laboratory Shift Team Leader

Rotating shift pattern - 4 on (2 days, 2 nights), 4 off

South Yorkshire (commutable from Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster and surrounding areas)

Salary - £34,000 - £38,500 (Including shift allowance)

Permanent



SRG is working with a leading manufacturer of specialty metals, alloys and materials. Based in the South Yorkshire area, a vacancy has come up for a member of their analytical laboratory team. This would include a shift pattern working 4 days on, 4 days off, two days and two nights. This would suit someone with a strong background in metals and physical property testing who has demonstrated ability to lead more junior chemists. Applications welcome from a range of chemical manufacturing industries although a specific metallurgy background would be preferred. Full training is also provided.

Equal Opportunities & Disability Confident Employer



Benefits: 25 days holiday + holiday purchase scheme, cycle to work scheme, life assurance, healthcare scheme and an onsite gym with support from an employee assistance programme



Role Description
  • Leading and mentoring more junior members of the laboratory team
  • Testing metal materials with equipment such as XRF, ICP-OES and thermistors
  • Sample preparation of metals and refractory materials for analysis
  • Adhering strictly to health and safety standards and handling potentially harmful substances
  • General laboratory housekeeping and working with technical reports




Requirements
  • Proven track record of mentoring more junior chemists in a laboratory setting
  • Preferably a degree in chemistry although equivalent industry experience would be considered
  • Experience with sample preparation for metals and materials
  • Experience using equipment like XRF and ICP-OES would be beneficial
  • Ability to travel or relocate to the South Yorkshire area
  • Full right to work in the UK




If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Will on 0161 526 1885. If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srgtalent.com to view our other vacancies.



SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors. As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.



Keywords: Team leader, metallurgy, materials, analysis, sample preparation, inorganic, physical chemistry, laboratory

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Every day, we help high-calibre scientists, clinical professionals and engineers of all levels build great careers. We are dedicated to providing the best solutions for the broad-based science community, whether temporary or permanent recruitment, cutting-edge managed solutions, or contract scientific and clinical services through Synergy, our unique CRO.

 

We have established relationships with world-class leaders and small-scale start-ups alike. Our clients value our in-depth regional knowledge developed through our presence across the UK and Europe, and our national exposure that means we offer jobseekers an unrivalled range of career opportunities.

 

 

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