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Assistant Analytical Scientist
915 Month Maternity Cover
£22,000 £25,000 dependant on experience (pro rata)
An Assistant Analytical Scientist with a Degree in Chemistry required to support the R&D functions within our clients Decorative Paint Business Area in Slough. Our client is a leading Global Paints and Coatings Company and a major producer of speciality chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world.
As a Analytical Scientist you will plan, carry out and deliver routine materials characterisation requests as directed by the line manager for the achievement of the technical objectives of MCSs customers. You will carry out routine analysis to agreed deadlines to meet customer requirements, running experiments independently and writing neat, structured analysis reports. You will be required to work efficiently and safely, following lab procedures in order to maintain high safety and housekeeping standards
Additionally you will comply with the sections quality standards and meet UKAS accreditation requirements where required and develop analytical skills in other technique areas and provide cover where needed. You will build good working relationships with colleagues and engage in teamrelated activities.
Specific requirements for the job holder:
Previous experience working in an analytical lab, preferably to ISO17025 standards.
Preferably previous experience in some of the following techniques: ICP (and sample prep using strong acids), FTIR, GC, HPLC
Candidate needs to be a quick learner and able to work flexibly as no two days may be the same.
Strong safety ethic
Ability to work independently