Analytical Chemist

  • Job Reference: 620220149-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed Engineering
  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £31,834 to £37,786
  • Bonus/Benefits: quarterly bonus
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

REED Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a leading engineering & manufacturing company.

Analytical Chemist

Job Summary
To work as part of a team analysing the company's products and raw materials to ensure compliance with customer requirements and in accordance with external accredited bodies such as UKAS and NADCAP. Operating a range of analytical equipment within the company's laboratories on a shift basis. Evaluating, entering and certification of data.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
* Preparation of a wide variety of samples for different analytical techniques.
* Carry out a range of testing following Safety and Quality procedures on a range Super Alloys.
* Ensure testing equipment is maintained and calibrated prior to use.
* Ensure testing is carried out in accordance with the relevant procedure/specification.
* Evaluate the results against the standard/specification.
* Report discrepancies in results to technical supervision.
* Validate/ certify results on relevant media.
* Participate in quality audits as required.
* Order entry, general administration, responding to incoming customer queries.
* Work to provide results in a timely manner in accordance with planned dates.
* Work in a safe and efficient manner, participate in company safety and CI initiatives.
* Develop personal competence by internal and external training as required.
* Assist with equipment standardisation.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

* Preparation of a wide variety of samples for different analytical techniques.
* Carry out a range of testing following Safety and Quality procedures on a range Super Alloys.
* Ensure testing equipment is maintained and calibrated prior to use.
* Ensure testing is carried out in accordance with the relevant procedure/specification.
* Evaluate the results against the standard/specification.
* Report discrepancies in results to technical supervision.
* Validate/ certify results on relevant media.
* Participate in quality audits as required.
* Order entry, general administration, responding to incoming customer queries.
* Work to provide results in a timely manner in accordance with planned dates.
* Work in a safe and efficient manner, participate in company safety and CI initiatives.
* Develop personal competence by internal and external training as required.
* Assist with equipment standardisation.

Skills, Experience & Qualification Minimum Requirements:
* 5 GCSE's including Maths & English and Science (C or above)
* Metallurgy, Science or Chemistry based based qualification e.g. BTEC/ONC/HNC etc
Candidates without these qualifications but who can demonstrate relevant industrial knowledge and experience will be considered.
* Computer literate.

Demonstrable Experience of:
* Relevant experience of optical emission spectroscopy, x-ray fluorescence Carbon, Sulphur N2 and O2 analysis by combustion, residual analysis by Atomic Absorption.
* Working in a UKAS/NADCAP laboratory-based environment
* CI initiatives/activities.
* Shift Working.
* Positive attitude to safety & quality.

PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS A 12 to 18 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTACT TO START WITH - WORKING DIRECTLY FOR THE COMPANY