Science job of the week: 24/03/2016

Here is our science job of the week a Shift Analyst role. This has been chosen as it is an:

  • Excellent opportunity to join a leading contract development and manufacturing organisation at their facility located in Teesside.
  • Main purpose of the role will be to carry out analysis on raw materials, intermediates and final products using mainly HPLC and GC methods.
  • Competitive salary of up to £29,000
  • Continental shift pattern comprised of 4 days on, 4 days off.

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Shift Analyst – Teesside

Heather Deagle at CK Science is recruiting for a Shift Analyst based in Teesside to work on initially a temporary basis with a very strong possibility of going permanent.


As Shift Analyst the role is to support the manufacturing function, by carrying out routine and non-routine QC analysis of raw material, in-process, pack-out and waste samples. Duties include the maintenance and calibration of instrumentation, documentation, some method development of analytical methods and general housekeeping of laboratory.

Qualifications and skills:

The suitable candidate for the role will ideally be educated in a chemistry related discipline and have demonstrable experience working in an analytical laboratory.  The main techniques used will include GC and HPLC along with a number of wet chemistry techniques.

The successful candidates will be able to work the following shift patterns:  6am-2pm (2 days), 2pm-10pm (2 days) and 4 off.

How to apply:

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For more information or to apply for this role please contact Heather Deagle at or call 0191 384 8905. Please quote reference DH25234 in all correspondence.


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Shift Analytical Chemist (Metals) – Yorkshire, UK

A Shift Analytical Chemist is required to join a metals and materials analysis company based in Yorkshire, UK.

As a Shift Analytical Chemist your main role will include testing and analysing inorganic samples as. This will involve drying, milling, drilling and grinding of the samples. As a Shift Analytical Chemist will be performing acid and alkaline dissolutions, glass bead preparations and preparations of standards amongst other duties.

For this role the Shift Analytical Chemist selected will have the following attributes:

  • Chemistry degree (or equivalent) preferably with an emphasis in inorganic or analytical chemistry.
  • Experience of metals and materials analysis and use of ICP-OES, XRF and wet chemistry techniques.
  • Experience of working in an inorganic testing lab, preferably testing metals and refractory materials.
  • IT literate.
  • Able to work on own initiative and work well under pressure.
  • A flexible approach to work.
  • Use of chemistry control charts.

Please note that this Shift Analytical Chemist position will involve shifts (including night shifts) and the pattern is as follows: 7am-2pm, 2pm-9pm, 9pm-7am. These shifts rotate on a weekly basis.

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For more information, or to apply for this Shift Analytical Chemist job, please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 283 9956 or email

Alternatively, click here to apply for this Shift Analytical Chemist job online now.

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