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Lancashire, Altham
£27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

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Chemist required, based in Lancashire on a contract basis initially, with the potential to turn permanent. Requiring strong analytical skills and immediate availability. Recent Chemistry graduates will be considered.

Title: Chemist

Location: Lancashire

Salary: £27,000 - £35,000 (dependent on experience)

Employment Term: Temporary contract (potential to turn permanent)

SRG are working with an international company who specialise in the creation of speciality products for the aerospace industry. They are now seeking a Chemist to their team on a full-time, contract basis at their site in Lancashire. This is a busy and varied role, with an immediate start required for suitable candidates and will involve a range of responsibilities including assessing hazardous materials, analysing a range of chemicals and coolants, advising on REACH and maintain equipment.

Role / Description
  • A range of analysis including wet chemistry analysis such as pH testing
  • Performing daily checks on water treatment plants
  • Arranging the safe disposal of waste chemicals
  • Assessing hazardous materials used on site
  • Updating safety data sheets (SDS)
  • Providing regulatory advice across the business

  • Degree in Chemistry (or similar)
    • Recent graduates of Chemistry (or similar) will be considered
  • Available immediately or at short notice
  • Strong analytical skills (proven through education or work history)
  • Knowledge and experience of regulatory affairs including REACH is considered advantageous but not essential

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.

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 Chris on 0161 526 1898.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: chemist, chemistry, chemicals, hazardous, analysis, analytical, immediate start, REACH, regulations, regulatory affairs, wet chemistry, pH testing

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


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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