My client, a market leader within the Utilities industry, is looking to recruit a Scientist to work at their offices in Lingley Mere, Great Sankey Warrington.
Preparation and analysis of Potable and Wastewater samples to fulfil regulatory and operational requirements.
The Laboratory is highly automated and uses a combination of simple and complex techniques to provide an analytical service carried out in accordance with quality operating procedures. The analytical service meets the requirements of the ISO 17025 - General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories and is also United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accredited.
The Scientist is an experienced Scientist who is adept in all aspects of the work undertaken with some specialist skills as well as working as part of a team, supporting efficient workflow and reporting of results.
Analysis of Potable and Wastewater, and trade effluent samples for Organic contaminants using chromatography and mass spectroscopy techniques. Troubleshooting, problem solving and workload planning are essential outputs of this role. Participation in activities necessary for the efficient operation of an analytical production laboratory, attain competency under a continuing professional development process, Improvements in technical working practices, supporting investigation of anomalous results under analytical quality control, support implementation of new equipment/improved techniques from own team, support ongoing workloads and projects within Scientific Services, best practice integration and continuous improvement, initiate equipment maintenance and repair
The role requires a flexible approach to working hours including some cover for weekend/Bank Holiday's and emergency standby/call out. This person will have good understanding of Laboratory Health & Safety requirements, be IT literate including the use of Word, Outlook, Excel and LIMS
Knowledge and Skills
Scientifically adept with recent practical laboratory skills - across a variety of techniques
Demonstration of Competent person status, including fully compliant CPD.
Good understanding of ISO 17025, ISO 5667 and all other related regulatory requirements
Essential communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
Minimum of 3 years laboratory experience And
NVQ/QCF Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline in line with entry to Membership of a relevant scientific professional body such as the Royal Society of Chemistry
Membership of a relevant scientific body such as the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Weekend work will be required
Should your application be successful, and you are offered the role, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any assignment offer with our client will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Barring Service & a Credit Check
This vacancy is being advertised by Rullion Limited acting as an employment business.
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