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Laboratory Analyst - Organics

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Summary of vacancy

DETS Laboratories offer a wide range of high quality accredited analytical services for the environmental, construction, waste, fuel and engineering industries.  Combining a modern, well equipped laboratory, with highly skilled and dedicated staff, that have the opportunity to grow and develop. You too, can be a part of our journey. Whatever you’ll be doing, you’ll be a part of an amazing team.

About the role

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Laboratory Analyst, for our Organics Department, in order to organise and undertake the analysis of samples. You'll be based at our Laboratory in Consett.

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.

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 is an equal Opportunities provider.

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