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Technical Specialist / GC Analyst

27,588 P.A. ?
Location: Deeside Industrial Park
Company: Element Materials Technology
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Element has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Specialist / GC Analyst to strengthen our technical expertise within our growing laboratory at Deeside. This is an on- the- bench role which will undertake method development, method improvements and support production in a chemical analysis laboratory.

Element Deeside is the largest analytical chemistry laboratory within the Element Group and the market leading UK laboratory undertaking the testing of soils, waters, wastes, oils, NAPLs, ambient air, soil vapours and gases from all over the world. The laboratory undertakes high volume routine analysis as well as offering bespoke method development, technical support and hydrocarbon forensic interpretations to enhance the support we can deliver. The laboratory has an international reputation for service excellence and supports clients that require a higher level of technical expertise, reliability in data quality and seamless project management from sample collection to timely delivery of data in the format of choice.

  • Provide technical support to the organics laboratory
  • Assist in production, instrument maintenance and support
  • Plan and undertake method development within the technical team
  • Provide training and support to colleagues

  • A chemistry background and education to degree level
  • Previous method development experience using GCMS
  • GCMS experience essential plus GCFID / LCMS / HPLC an advantage
  • Understanding of a wide range of extraction methods
  • Highly motivated and organised individual
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload and see projects through to completion
  • An excellent communicator and problem solver
  • Team player with the ability to work effectively independently


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Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 6,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.

When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.

While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.

Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

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.

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