Laboratory Analyst

This job is no longer open for applications.
​Please see similar jobs below:

  • Location

    Cheshire, England

  • Sector:

    Scientific and Pharmaceutical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Ian C Hull BA (Hons) Dip RP

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Client:


Laboratory Analyst - Chemical Plant - Northwich

Permanent, Full Time 5 days (37.5 hours) per week
Salary - £27,097 p.a.

Who are we?
Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) is the UK's sole producer of sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate, as well as the market leading producer of salt.
There are exciting times ahead for us as we embark on major investment across all our manufacturing sites in Cheshire to grow our business.
We have a rare full time opportunity for a Lab Analyst to join our Winnington site in Northwich, where we produce high quality sodium bicarbonate. Our many grades of sodium bicarbonate have applications ranging from haemodialysis and pharmaceuticals, food and animal feed, flue gas treatments through to detergents and personal care products.

What will you be doing?
Working as part of a team of two Analysts on site, you will be: Collecting samples from sample points located within chemical process plant areas.
Conducting analysis and interpretation of results.
Undertaking analysis and investigations on non-routine samples. Managing the laboratory calibration schedule and stocks of laboratory consumables including reagents.
Providing support, guidance and training to the Process Operations team.

What kind of person are we looking for?
Ideally you will have a background in chemical plant analysis and laboratory work.
You are likely to have an A Level in Chemistry and/or hold or be working towards NVQ level III Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities.
You must be computer literate to enable data input, interpretation and report writing.
Strong technical problem-solving capability.
Previous experience in a GMP environment.
A flexible team player.

What can you expect in return?
Our people have always been at the center of the company's success and in return for their hard work and commitment, we offer a generous benefits package including: 37 days holidays per year, inclusive of Bank Holidays, an additional paid day off each year to volunteer for a good cause in the local community, an excellent contributory Pension scheme, Life insurance, Healthcare and a range of other optional benefit schemes.