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QC Chemist

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Recruiter: BCT Resourcing
Listed on: 16th September
Location: Dundee
Salary/Rate: £27,000 - £27,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2021-09-16 12:42:54

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Our client, an international chemical speciality business with a site in Dundee is recruiting for a talented QC Chemist to support their business needs. This is a ideal opportunity for a dedicated individual keen to forge a career in the precious metal market and gain exposure to non-scientific aspects of chemical manufacturing and not only QC work.

The role will be responsible for the Quality Control of products involving:

·        Following and documenting analytical procedures to the ISO9001:2015 standard and integrating QC data with the ERP system.
·        Devising new analytical techniques to improve quality control and for the testing of new materials.
·        Working closely with the production team to ensure products meet the standards required while upholding agreed customer lead times.
·        Collecting various data sets and presenting the results to the management.
·        Interacting with the commercial team to provide quality data for use in customer visits.
·        Maximising lab efficiency through prioritising jobs and adopting a tidy, safe working style.
·        Responsible for the cleanliness of the QC area, instruments and balances.
·        Responsible for the calibration and ownership of existing instruments and balances.
·        A significant part of the role includes DG packaging, shipping and associated documentation.
·        Developing knowledge and practical ability in becoming expert in techniques of physical characterisation as well as chemical analysis.

Skills and Experience
·        Candidates required to be degree qualified in Chemistry/Material Science preferably with an analytical component.
·        Working knowledge of analytical procedures within a quality-controlled environment with a experience in chemical industry, fresh graduates will be considered.
·        Experience within a fast-moving manufacturing environment.
·        Experience with analysis of high surface area powders, AAS, ICP spectroscopy, GC-MS, Particle size and Gas Physisorption is preferred, although not essential.
·        Working knowledge of other techniques such as SEM-EDX, TEM, XRD is preferred.
·        Skills in sample preparation particularly with inorganic compounds and metals would be advantageous.
·        Good problem-solving skills.
·        Ability to use computer software in line with operations and planning.
·        Working knowledge of safety requirements and procedures.
·        The ability to with colleagues.

Please apply online in the first instance.