Trainee Metallurgist – Aberdeen

Barney Smith is recruiting for a Trainee Metallurgist to work in Aberdeen at a testing and inspection company.

The primary responsibility will be to support all departments in failure investigations, as well as being on hand to provide technical support in house and to customers.

You must be qualified to degree level in Materials Science or a comparable subject, or possess the equivalent level of industrial experience.

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Sales Administration Leader Job – Yorkshire, UK

Our client is a metallurgical testing facility based in the South Yorkshire region and are currently looking for a Sales Administration Leader to come in for a 12 month contract with a view to being made permanent.

The role will involve improving the total gross margin on ‘external analytical services – EAS’ sales as well as managing the sales administration requirements of the EAS business

 

Duties:

  • Contribute to achieving the financial goals of the company
  • Maintain the excellent reputation of the company’s analytical services for current and future customers
  • Assist in identifying and gaining new external business
  • Liaise with external customers to develop and maintain effective customer services
  • As required; represent the company in support of the laboratory business team
  • To directly manage sales administration staff to move the business forward proactively

 

Standards of Performance:

  • To achieve the business plan
  • Provide quotations for analytical testing and technical support to external customers
  • Identify need for business action arising from sales issues
  • Produce informative/statistical visit reports that incorporate customer satisfaction
  • Assess and review pricing and turnaround policies
  • Efficient, timely and accurate processing of departmental administration
  • Create an effective sales administration team

 

Knowledge and Expertise:

  • Experience in a sales environment
  • Degree in  Science and/or Engineering
  • Ability to respond and co-ordinate activities arising from circa 1000 tests per week
  • Ability to maintain customer satisfaction to a high level
  • Experience in people management
  • Good communication and negotiating skills
  • Organisational, Planning, teamworking and IT skills
  • Outgoing personality
  • Willing to travel, predominantly in UK

 

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For more information or to apply for this Sales Administration Leader position, please contact Russell Oakley at CK Science on 0114 2839956 or email roakley@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH21205 in all correspondence.

 

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Project Manager Job (Process Development, Chemicals) – Northamptonshire, UK

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Project Manager to join a specialist Chemical and Materials manufacturer based in Northamptonshire, UK.

To be considered for this Project Manager role, you will have a degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Metallurgy or Physics (or equivalent) and proven practical Project Management experience gained within a Chemical or Materials industry.

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For more information, or to apply for this Project Manager position, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 743 047 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST20529 in all correspondence.

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Laboratory Technician Job, Metallurgy – Yorkshire

Our client, a specialist metallurgy company based in the South Yorkshire region, are currently looking for a Laboratory Technician to work on a contract basis for a few weeks in the first instance.

This Laboratory Technician  role will entail laboratory testing of platinum group metals and general wet chemical analysis. The role will involve the use of ICP and titrimetic apparatus so it is essential that you have experience in this area, ideally within a metals testing environment.

The ideal candidate for this Laboratory Technician role must also have a degree or equivalent in chemistry or a related subject and experience in an industrial laboratory.

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For more details or to apply for this Laboratory Technician role online now, please contact Russell Oakley on 0114 2839956 or email roakley@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH20316 in all correspondence.

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Chemist – Metallurgy and Refractory, based in South Yorkshire, UK

Our client is a leading testing facility for the metal and refractory material manufacturing industries and is based in the South Yorkshire region. The company is currently looking for a chemist to join their team to prepare, carry out analysis and report results on metal and refractory materials using a wide range of tests including XRF and ICP-OES.

Further duties of this Chemist role are as follows:

  • Preparing samples prior to analysis (drying, milling, drilling, grinding).
  • Booking in samples as required.
  • Carrying out acid/alkaline dissolution.
  • Preparing fused beads.
  • Undertaking routine and non-routine analytical work as required.
  • Reporting results to meet agreed laboratory quality and turnaround policies.
  • Updating QC data.
  • High involvement in housekeeping.

The ideal candidate will have a degree (or equivalent) in pure or inorganic Chemistry and MUST have practical experience of both XRF and ICP used to test metals and inorganics. You will ideally have worked in the metals or refractory industry rather than just academia, although PhD students with experience in this field will be considered. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential.

If you would like more information, please contact Russell Oakley on 0114 2839956 or email roakely@ckcscience.co.uk quoting reference SH18865 in all correspondence.

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