Senior Analyst

Blargoans Ltd have a 12 month contract opportunity for Senior Analyst/Senior Shift Analyst CSS to work within our Client’s facility in Caithness.

Job Description

CSS provide analytical support to site delivering a wide range of statutory analysis and analysis to support waste characterisation and decommissioning. A vacancy has arisen within CSS for a senior analyst. The job holder will carry out day to day analytical operations within the laboratories.

 

The Job Holder will:

  • Undertake and deliver sample preparation, routine analysis and reporting to the lab or team leader, including testing and internal calibrations, ensuring that CSS reporting deadlines are met
  • Maintain a daily log and report progress and/or problems to Laboratory Leader/Shift Chemist
  • Assist the Laboratory Leader/Shift Chemist in ensuring operational delays are minimised by identifying constraints leading unplanned downtime
  • Report possible non-compliances to the Laboratory Leader/Shift Chemist a propose and deliver corrective actions to close out non-compliances
  • Undertake safety checks, repost and take appropriate action
  • Maintain Analytic Proficiencies in one laboratory area
  • Maintain Analytic Proficiencies in additional laboratory areas, where CSS workload and flexibility requires this
  • Prepare technical documents for review

 

Additional Role Information

  • Be required to undertake shift work on a rota basis
  • Perform method development, validation and uncertainty estimation
  • Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments relevant to post
  • Perform additional Management Activities as required
  • Undertake audits on UKAS aspects of the Quality Management System

 

Attributes, Qualifications & Experience

  • HNC in Science or equivalent qualifications plus experience
  • Demonstrable experience in lab areas
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good general safety awareness
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and to time deadlines whilst maintaining quality of output
  • STEM qualifications at least to higher A-level grade or equivalent
  • Interested in lab work (manual dexterity attention to detail)
  • Lab experience is a bonus

 

Terms and Conditions

Annual Basic Income – £33,296 to £52,959 – overtime rates apply as standard (Salary will be dependent on experience)

37.9 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Annual holiday entitlement per annum: 25 days annual leave, 8 public holidays, 2.5 privilege holidays.

12-month contract.

Security Clearance – Vacancy requires candidate to undergo security clearance checks

 

Closing date for CV applications will be on Friday 14th June 2024.

To apply email your CV to recruitment@blargoans.com specifying the reference BL28588

 

Blargoans Limited operates as a locally based employment business for temporary/contract recruitment and an employment agency for permanent recruitment for technical and professional roles to the Engineering, Office & Commercial Industries.