Quality Control Technician in Wales South

Opportunity to work as a QC technician for the world leader in resin-based separation, purification, and extraction technologies.

Job  Purpose: 

The purpose of this job is to carry out special analysis on samples from overseas production, Technical Services and Research and Development Laboratories.

Requirements 

  • Background knowledge of chemical and analytical techniques and instrumentations
  • Qualified to degree level in chemistry, analytical chemistry or an associated discipline (or equivalent).
  • Experience in an analytical environment and associated techniques (preferably in techniques related to the ion exchange resin field).
  • Development of new analysis and application methods.
  • General upkeep of equipment and laboratory including ordering of laboratory equipment/consumables.

Duties  and  Responsibilities: 

  • To analyse interpret, and report results on specific products from Production, Research & Development and Technical Services. This will require the ability to follow set test methods with attention to detail (For example:  acid/base titration, particle size analysis, SEM, optical microscopy, UV/Vis & FT-IR spectroscopy).
  • To develop and extend own ability beyond basic QC testing to cover as porosity measurement, GC/HPLC analyses, atomic absorption. & surface area
  • To attend suitable training courses when available to broaden knowledge and experience in relation to the various analytical techniques used within the QC lab.  
  • Calibration of analytical instrumentation where needed.
  • Carry out environmental test work as and when required.
  • To develop new analysis and application methods when required and use literature research/sources where needed to help identify suitable approaches.
  • To help maintain the required level of Health and Safety within the QC lab including upkeep of H&S database (e.g.  COSHH, SDS, Risk Assessments).
  • Carry out other duties and special projects when required as directed by Management.   

Permanent position, 5 days per week, Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 4.30pm.  Own transport is required due to site location.

Reference

SH-QCT

Location

Wales South
Llantrisant

Salary

£20,000 to £25,000
Competitive salary plus benefits

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