Laboratory ICP Analyst - Inorganics & Metals department

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Maternity cover
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Lenham Heath, Kent
Dates that interviews will take place
Interview date to be confirmed shortly
Salary to be Advertised
Summary of vacancy

DETS/QTS Environmental Ltd. is a UK-based environmental chemical testing laboratory offering a standard five-day turnaround. Our purely analytical laboratory provides a comprehensive range of environmental analytical testing services, from bespoke projects to more routine analytical requirements.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Laboratory Analyst in order to organise and undertake the analysis of samples. You will need to develop and maintain knowledge of standard operating procedures ensuring that procedures are followed and notify other relevant employees when this has not been complied with.


About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Undertake laboratory analysis of samples from a variety of sources and in strict adherence to analytical methods and standard operating procedures.
  • Analysis and investigation of results in conjunction with the senior staff.
  • Routine maintenance and troubleshooting of instrumentation.
  • Develop, validate, review, update and implement standard operating procedures, for work undertaken in their area of responsibility, in conjunction with senior staff.
  • Ensure that procedures are followed routinely and departures or changes are brought to the attention of the Section Head.
  • Undertake data entry using a Laboratory Information Management System.
  • To uphold and comply with the statutory provision of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and any other relevant legislation and policies or procedures relating to Health & Safety at Work.
  • You will uphold and comply with the requirements of UKAS Accreditation.
  • To undertake any other reasonable task or responsibility requested by a senior manager.

What are the requirements?

  • You will hold a degree in a science-related subject and it would be advantageous to have previous knowledge and experience of IC, although full training will be given.
  • The role requires excellent attention to detail, and the ability to follow procedures.

Who we are

DETS has been named as an Employer Champion by the Science Council. As an employer the Science Council recognises our Commercial Laboratory Division investing in talent and a commitment towards a high quality application of science.  Becoming an Employer Champion shows our commitment to developing our teams and to our customers the quality of work and professionalism of our staff.

Our Staff are well respected within the industry, actively serving on committees and groups such as EIC, AGS, MCERTS, Landfill Regulation, and the Standing Committee of Analysts.

Within our supportive culture, you’ll enjoy a fulfilling career where you make a real contribution.

Do you want to be a part of an incredible team? Come and grow with us.

DETS is an equal opportunities provider.

*No agencies please*

Closing Date
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.