Analytical Chemist Job in Essex

Analytical Chemist 

Witham, Essex

Rotating shift 6am – 1pm and 1pm – 8pm.

Salary: £19,860.00 to £21,010 with a 10% shift premium

 *Own car essential.


To perform routine testing of samples for elemental content in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures using classical and instrumental techniques within a fast-paced commercial laboratory environment.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for conducting analysis of samples within a laboratory environment to a high degree of accuracy in accordance with laboratory ISO17025 accreditation.
  • Work with laboratory management to achieve key performance indicators.
  • Organise and achieve work as assigned by area team leader/supervisor.
  • To ensure safe working practices in line with HSE policy, Risk Assessment and COSHH procedures.
  • Actively contribute to lean and continuous improvement activities within the laboratory environment.
  • Process results and convey them to the QC team within a timely manner.


Experience & Skills Required:

  • Experience within laboratory environment.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and written to a high standard.
  • Attention to detail, able to follow precise instructions
  • Ability to manage time effectively.
  • Flexible, innovative and creative.
  • Customer focussed.


Qualifications Required:

  • Degree in Chemistry or similar


What we are looking for:

  • Individuals with previous work experience in environments that require a practical hands-on approach such as the manufacturing industry and the catering sector.
  • Individuals with a science-based degree and some previous work experience.
  • Commute should preferable be no longer than 30 mins, as early shift commences at 6:00am.


Due to site location & shift times you would need your own transport, or already live in Witham.






£20,000 to £25,000
£21,846 - £23,111

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