Laboratory Analyst

Job Ref: J23838
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 04 October 2017
  • Greater Manchester, England, UK
  • £19,000 per Annum
  • Faye Allison
  • 0161 868 2216

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Laboratory Analyst required, based in Greater Manchester - North. Requiring good time management skills, attention to detail and practical laboratory experience from either an industrial or university environment.

Title: Laboratory Analyst

Location: Greater Manchester - North

Salary: £19,000 per annum

SRG is working exclusively with a business operating independently in Greater Manchester, but with global ownership and support. The company specialise in the manufacture of disinfectant and hygiene chemicals and as a result of recent positive changes, they are looking to hire a Laboratory Analyst to join their small but very busy technical team. The successful individual will have experience of wet chemistry techniques and some experience working in a laboratory. If you have good analytical skills and would be keen to learn formulations at a later stage this could be the role for you.

Benefits: Well established and growing company offering an opportunity to work in a fast paced analytical laboratory, with future potential to get involved in R&D. Working hours of 9am and 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Role / Description

  • Analysis of raw materials and finished products - titrations, pH, viscosity testing
  • Analysis of environmental and used samples
  • Maintenance and calibration of lab equipment
  • Accurate recording of results
  • Ordering laboratory consumables
  • Ad hoc support with R&D - training on formulations provided for future development projects
  • Working to ISO 9001
  • Sample preparation
  • Keeping the laboratory clean and tidy


  • Degree in Chemistry or similar OR qualified by experience
  • Previous experience working in a lab using wet chemistry techniques
  • Ability to interpret results from analysis
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Team player, with high attention to detail

This role would be an excellent opportunity for a recent Chemistry graduate with or without industrial experience, or perhaps someone with experience in a similar environment.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Faye on 0161 868 2218

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: laboratory, chemistry, analysis, wet chemistry, titrations, graduate, chemical testing

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.