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Laboratory Analyst - Inorganics

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Consett / North East
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 08th March 2021
£17,500 per year + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Laboratory Analyst?

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

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.

What will I be doing?

  • Preparation and extraction of analytical samples and reagents including basic analysis using classical wet chemistry techniques in accordance with laboratory test procedures.
  • Basic laboratory testing where appropriate.
  • The Calculation of results.
  • Ensuring Health and Safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Ensuring Quality procedures are adhered to.
  • Data entry into LIMS.
  • Calibration, equipment and balance checks
  • Housekeeping, ensuring the laboratory work area is clean, tidy and free from rubbish.
  • Part of the weekend rota team.

What are the requirements?

  • No experience necessary if the qualification requirements are satisfied.
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability use initiative
  • Good communicator
  • Basic computer skills

Who We Are

DETS have 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 are an equal Opportunities provider.

* No agencies please *

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.