Organic Testing Analysts, GC/ HPLC

Job Title: Organic Testing Analysts, GC/ HPLC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
Reference: J911606_1641804713
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 10, 2022 08:51

Job Description

Organic Testing Analysts, GC/ HPLC

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £19,000 - £21,000 DOE

Type: Permanent

Hours: Days, Monday - Friday

Our Client, a Global testing organisation based on the outskirts of Cambridge are expanding their labs and looking to recruit for a number of experienced Organic Analysts who will play a key role in the growth plans.


  • Performing routine & non-routine analysis (GC-MS, GC -FID, HPLC) of samples in accordance with documented procedures.
  • Troubleshooting of GC/ HPLC instrumentation (column changes etc)
  • Assistance in the generation of accurate and timely sample and QC data in line with client expectations and our clients QMS.
  • Maintaining the ISO 17025 accreditation by following strict testing guidelines.
  • Meeting deadlines and having a 'commercial awareness' in terms of workload and prioritising.
  • 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, Scientific discipline (ideally Chemistry based)
  • Commercial lab experience is essential, this person will have worked with GC, GC-MS or GC FID and/or HPLC in an 17025 accredited setting and will have experience in troubleshooting instrument. They may consider ICP / Inorganic Analysts so it is worth applying if you have this in a commercial setting.
  • Strong attention to detail and able to work in a fast paced setting.

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

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