Analytical Scientist

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • England Yorkshire Kingston upon Hull
  • Permanent
  • Petrochemical

Our client is a global manufacturer of Petrochemicals, with a core product range in acetic acid and acetic anhydride. Due to continued growth of the business, they are now looking to recruit an Analytical Scientist to join a team which leads the delivery of both general analytical and specialist analytical capabilities in a timely and cost-efficient manner. You will be Laboratory based, with experience including the use of analytical solutions to Petrochemicals based challenges in one or more of the following analytical technique areas: Elemental Analysis, Chromatography, spectroscopy.

  • Provide an analytical development and advice service alongside troubleshooting assistance as required
  • Support the development of analytical techniques to meet the existing and future needs of customers including manufacturing teams and research programs.
  • Take a lead in all HSSE issues within the analytical laboratory and contribute to the development of an HSSE culture fully aligned with the goals
  • Work with customers to understand analytical requirements and then either personally carry out sample analysis or oversee the execution of the agreed analytical programme
  • Ensure the quality, standard and timeliness of the work carried out meets customer expectations and take proactive steps to deal with issues where they occur
  • Advise customers on the most efficient delivery of the required analytical information taking costs of internal and external provision into account
  • Demonstrated ability to think innovatively and provide creative solutions and ability to prioritse and set clear direction and boundaries

Experience & Qualifications
  • MSc in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry
  • Hold 5+ years of industrial experience working within Analytical roles
  • Strong understanding of a wide range of analytical technique areas and their application to industrial manufacturing processes
  • Deep knowledge of the industrial process chemistry including catalysis
  • Understanding of the main business drivers and opportunities for process development
  • Demonstrated ability to develop new analytical techniques
  • Understanding of project processes with experience of major capital projects an advantage
  • Appreciation of process, mechanical, materials and engineering disciplines and experience of working in multidisciplinary teams
  • Strong business and commercial acumen

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