Analytical Chemist

Job Ref: J32383
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Food & FMCG, Energy/Renewables, Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 30 July 2019
  • East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK East Riding of Yorkshire East Riding of Yorkshire UK DN14 7UF
  • £20,000 - £27,000 per Annum
  • Faye Allison
  • 0161 868 2218

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Analytical Chemist required on a permanent basis, based in East Yorkshire. Minimum A Level Chemistry, with industry experience of wet chemistry or analytical techniques - ICP, GC, HPLC or LECO experience extremely beneficial.

Title: Analytical Chemist

Location: East Yorkshire

Salary: £20,000 - £27,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Term: Permanent

SRG is working with an established company with a number of well-known brands in the UK, specialising in the manufacture of chemicals for the horticultural and agricultural industry. They are currently looking for a new Analytical Chemist to join the team to support QC and testing of their raw materials, in process samples and finished products. With regular use of ICP-OES, GC, LECO and some HPLC, this role would be well suited to someone with a background in Chemistry and experience of using one or more of these techniques in an industrial laboratory environment.

Benefits: Permanent role in a successful company, with very good career progression prospects. Full training and development provided. Working hours of 37 hours worked between 8:30-5pm Monday to Thursday with an early finish on Fridays (with some flexibility on start and finish times). Occasional evening and weekend overtime, with ample compensation.

Role / Description:

  • Conducting analysis on a range of solid and liquid raw materials, intermediates and finished products
  • Utilising wet chemistry techniques and ICP-OES, GC, HPLC and LECO to ensure samples meet specifications
  • Recording all analytical results in appropriate records and logs
  • Calibration and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation
  • General lab housekeeping and cleaning.


  • Minimum A Level Chemistry, degree preferred
  • Previous industrial laboratory experience of ICP, GC, HPLC or LECO analysis
  • Flexibility to work out of hours
  • Driving licence and own transport
  • Thorough, with excellent attention to detail and strong Health & Safety awareness.

This role would be an excellent opportunity for someone looking to build a career in quality control or analytical chemistry with a well-established company.

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

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Keywords: QC, quality control, analyst, analytical, analysis, chemist, wet chemistry, ICP, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, GC, gas chromatography, HPLC, LECO, contract testing, laboratory, quality, chemical

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