Chemist

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Witham
Salary
23 days holiday, Cash Health Care Plan
Posted
20 Jul 2018
Closes
17 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Chemist

Witham - Essex

PURPOSE OF JOB:

To carry out duties to daily analytical requirements and to gain knowledge and expertise in analytical chemistry to produce results to preset targets under the guidance of the chemist/Laboratory Supervisor.

DUTIES:

All duties to be carried out in accordance with the Company's policies, Health and Safety and Environmental policies and the Company's accreditation and quality systems.

* To develop good laboratory techniques and manipulation skills.
* To ensure that work is carried out in strict conformance with instructions, established methods and quality standard.
* To calculate and ensure results are understood and, when directed, checked.
* To gain knowledge of methods of preparation or analysis and to be able to follow them accurately under the supervision of the chemist.
* To learn and apply safe working practices, and to develop a full understanding of the application of the COSHH regulations.
* To learn and apply the role and importance of UKAS and ISO 9001:2000 in the Laboratory.
* To ensure that equipment is efficiently and effectively used, and where directed, maintained.
* To ensure that good housekeeping and a clean, safe and tidy environment is maintained in the Laboratory.
* Other duties as directed by the Laboratory Supervisor.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

* To assist the team leader to prepare samples and to produce analytical results to a high degree of accuracy and within preset target times.
* To report to the Supervisor on any deviation from, or failure of methods, systems and procedures.

NECESSARY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

* A minimum of four GSCE's at Grade 'C' or above, to include Math's and Chemistry.
* The ability to work as part of a team.
* Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality.
* Ability to communicate with Company personnel at all levels.
* Skill to work to a satisfactory level of mathematical accuracy.
* Ability to prepare and analyse with speed and accuracy.
* Ability to work in an organised and disciplined manner.

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