Scientific Officer (Chemistry) - Crayford

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Dates that interviews will take place
W/C 11th February 2019
£16,000 + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Latis Scientific Ltd are a fast paced growing organisation and we are looking to recruit a Senior Scientific Officer to assist with this development.

As part of a larger multinational group the successful candidate will have opportunities to develop their expertise and grow within the group.

About the role

You will be responsible for analysing and investigating results for a range of scientific work and will be expected to develop and maintain knowledge of standard operating procedures, ensuring appropriate action is taken when this has not been complied with.

What will I be doing?

  • Undertaking the analysis of water including specialist analytical work from a wide variety of sources and, on occasion, other matrices in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Ensuring that samples are tested for the appropriate chemical parameters using the correct methodologies and results are delivered within the desired timescales.
  • Ensuring that procedures are followed routinely and departures or changes are brought to the attention of the Deputy Laboratory Manager and Laboratory Manager.
  • Undertake data entry using a Laboratory Information Management System.

What are the requirements?

  • The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (scientific discipline or combination of disciplines) with previous experience of working in a laboratory environment.
  • The role requires excellent attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and a resourceful approach.
  • Experience working on with ICP or Liquid Chromatography is desirable.

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.

Latis Scientific Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer.

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