Analytical Technician in Berkshire

Title: Analytical Technician

Location: Pangbourne

Salary: £13 p/hr

Contract: 6 months


The role is based in the Pangbourne Technology Centre, Analytical department: Physical Testing Wet Chemistry Elemental Analysis Oxidation Mechanisms Lab. It is hands-on, lab-based and using new equipment to carry out tests on lubricants and additives using a wide range of international standards and local procedures.


This Analytical Technician role will involve both delivery of systematic experimental programs and ad hoc physical and chemical property measurements.


Key Accountabilities:


Application of multiple characterisation techniques:

  • Zeta potential and DLS Particle size measurements
  • Contact angles measurements
  • Interfacial tension measurements
  • Microscopical examination of samples
  • HPLC
  • Spectrophotometric measurements: UV-VIS and FT-IR


The role will also involve

  • Implementation of HSSE standards and procedures
  • Equipment running, calibration, method development, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Provision of a timely and efficient service, developing new methods to meet changing requirements
  • Analysis of experimental data and generation of written reports



Essential criteria & qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in chemistry or a related discipline (life science, chemical engineering)
  • Proven track record of excellent laboratory HSSE performance
  • Proactive attitude towards the continuous improvement of HSSE standards
  • Experience with instrumental lab work
  • Proven track record of generating accurate data
  • Familiarity with at least some of the techniques described above
  • Excellent communication skills, foster team work and cross discipline collaboration



SR - BP2





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