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GC Analyst

24,075 P.A. ?
Location: Deeside Industrial Park
Company: Element Materials Technology
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Element has an opportunity for a GC Analyst to join their team

As a GC analyst your duties will include the analysis of a variety of compounds using GC-FID and/or GC-MS techniques in accordance with company methods and adhering to all quality aspects that are required to be carried out in an accredited laboratory. In particular the key responsibilities will include;

  • Preparing standards for calibration and quality purposes
  • Conducting analysis and reporting of results to company methods and procedures
  • Control of instrument and method validation
  • Ensuring all analytical procedures comply with accreditation quality standards
  • Ensuring adherence to good lab practice and housekeeping at all times
  • Instrument calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Maintenance of training records
  • Prioritising workloads to ensure work is completed in a timely manner
  • Ensuring a continual supply of lab consumables by monitoring stock levels and placing orders
  • Development and documentation of methods in conjunction with senior analytical staff
  • Following health and safety procedures

  • Degree qualification in Chemistry or a Chemistry related subject
  • A ‘levels in Chemistry and other science and maths subjects
  • GCMS experience
  • Experience within a commercial analytical laboratory would be advantageous
  • Alternative qualifications will be considered depending on relevant equivalent experience
  • A highly motivated and organised individual, who is a team player
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines
  • If you do not have GCMS experience then a trainee position may be available for the right candidate


We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.

We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.

We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY. We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies.

Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of

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