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Analytical Chemist

Closing Date: 1st July 2022

Hours: 37 Hours per week

Analytical Chemist

Main Purpose of Job:

Working with a variety of samples in order to analyse, interpret data and produce analytical reports by various Techniques

Responsible to:

Lab Supervisor

Main Duties of Job:

  • Gold and silver analysis, including weighing the samples, carrying out operational procedures of potentiometric Titration, cupellation and acid parting, calculating the results and producing a  report
  • Operating the XRF machine in order to analyse a variety of samples including precious metal content and plating thickness determination
  • Schedules and oversees the maintenance and calibration of laboratory instruments, apparatus, or testing devices
  • Explains work instructions and adapts methods and procedures in order to meet the needs of the department
  • Determination of elements by ICP-OES and interpreting and checking data and reporting scientific results
  • Preparing sample solutions and chemicals
  • Following methods of analysis for testing of samples to Reach other regulatory and in house compliance
  • Washing of glassware will be required an adhoc basis amongst the laboratory team
  • Liaising with internal and external Customers on technical, ‘due diligence’ and testing issues
  • Assisting in the research and development of new processes, thereby increasing our range of testing on offer
  • Ensure adherence and maintenance of all ISO accreditation
  • With appropriate assistance and support be able to carry out all lab methods


The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Person Specification:

  • BSC in Chemistry ( or equivalent )
  • Works on own initiative
  • Flexible – this role will be reactive at times
  • Starter/Finisher – gets the job done
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good IT skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office in particular Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Dexterous , practical and have an awareness and understanding of general Lab practices  
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