Chemistry or Forensics Graduate - Laboratory Analyst

Job Title: Chemistry or Forensics Graduate - Laboratory Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Reference: J912972_1653647165
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2022 11:26

Job Description

Role: Chemistry or Forensics Grad - Laboratory Analyst

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £21,000

Russell Taylor Group has a fantastic opportunity for Lab Technicians / Analysts at all levels to join our clients testing company based in Cambridge. This is a good opportunity to work on days shifts 9-5pm. This will suit someone who has a passion for science and chemistry, and to improve their basic Lab knowledge.


  • Preparation of samples as identified from work schedules
  • As an analyst test the samples using various instruments such as; ICP-OES ICP-MS, HPLC, GC-MS and GC-FID.
  • Assistance in the generation of accurate and timely sample and QC data in line with client expectations and our clients Quality Systems.
  • Running instrumentation for sample testing
  • Assistance in maintenance programmes for the Departments specific analytical instrumentation and any other analytical equipment used by the Department.
  • Maintenance procedures shall ensure that instruments are kept in a clean and serviceable condition and that routine in house maintenance procedures are kept up to date.
  • Maintenance, storage and labelling of adequate stocks of reagents and standards.
  • Consultation with the Divisional Manager when turnaround deadlines cannot be met.


  • Will hold a Degree in a relevant Chemistry based discipline
  • Will ideally have placement experience working in a lab setting
  • Strong interpersonal, organisation skills
  • Able to work towards deadlines
  • Good IT skills

Keywords: Lab Tech, Laboratory Technician, Testing, ISO 17025, ISO 14001, UKAS, ICP-OES ICP-MS, HPLC, GC-MS and GC

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Russell Taylor will be acting within your interest and will contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy h t t p s : / / w w w . r u s s e l l - t a y l o r . c o . u k / p r i v a c y - p o l i c y on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or the GDPR please get in touch on h r @ r u s s e l l - t a y l o r . c o . u k