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Laboratory Technician - Inorganics

Contract type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Consett
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 10th May 2021
Salary
£17,434.17 per year
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Laboratory Technician?

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 within the inorganics section.
  • 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?

  • 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.
  • Ensuring 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.
  • The Laboratory Analysts 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?

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

Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People.

In 2018 we were awarded by Best companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement.

As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment.

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us.

We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible.

We understand that the richness of the diversity of our employee’s experiences enables us to harness more creativity, innovation and opportunities.

If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution.

DETS is an equal opportunities employer.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

If you apply for any of our vacancies and do not receive an automated response within 24 hours of submitting your application, please email us at careers.uk@suez.com

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Closing Date
14/05/2021
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.