Laboratory Analyst

Job Ref: J26649
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 14 May 2018
  • Greater Manchester, England, UK
  • £17,500 - £18,000 per Annum
  • Faye Allison
  • 0161 868 2218

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Graduate Laboratory Analyst required, based in Greater Manchester - North. Requiring a degree in Chemistry with good time management skills, attention to detail and a genuine willingness to learn.

Title: Graduate Laboratory AnalystLocation: Greater Manchester - NorthSalary: £17,500 - £18,000 per annum

SRG is working exclusively with a business operating independently in Greater Manchester, backed 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 Graduate Laboratory Analyst to join their small but very busy technical team. The successful individual will have graduated recently or be finishing their degree this year, and have gained a range of wet chemistry skills from their course. If you are enthusiastic, with strong practical skills and an interest in analytical chemistry, this would be the ideal role.

Benefits: Well established and growing company offering an opportunity to gain hand-son experience 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. 20 days holiday (increasing with length of service), plus 8 statutory days.

Role / Description:

  • Analysis of raw materials and finished products - titrations, pH, viscosity testing
  • Sample preparation
  • 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
  • Keeping the laboratory clean and tidy


  • Degree in Chemistry or similar
  • Strong wet chemistry skills gained from university or working laboratories
  • Ability to interpret results from analysis
  • Enthusiastic, with a good work ethic and willingness to learn
  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Team player, with good attention to detail

This role would be an excellent opportunity for a recent Chemistry graduate or perhaps a Chemistry student who is due to graduate this summer.

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 to jenni.bates For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Jenni on 0161 868 2222

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, viscosity, QC, quality control

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.

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