Analytical Chemists (Petrochemicals)

Job Category:
Fine & Bulk Chemicals, Oil / Gas / Petrochemicals
Job Type:
South East
South East
£20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £28,000 (inclusive of shift allowance)
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Analytical Chemists (Petrochemicals)

Ref : 19891


Our SE based client are actively recruiting for a number of Analytical Chemists to carry out testing on a range of petrochemical products.


Duties for this position will include:-


  • Performing a range of tests / analyses using analytical, wet chemistry and physical testing techniques to confirm physical and chemical properties of oil samples
  • Preparing standards / samples
  • Ensuring that all tests are conducted in agreement with established procedures and quality standards
  • Timely reporting of results - ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Producing reports for samples tested
  • Assisting with Method Development
  • Meeting objectives and ensuring KPIs are met
  • Calibrating, maintaining instrumentation, including organising repair / maintenance by Engineers
  • Ensuring that documented risk and COSHH assessments are followed at all times


Note - some of these positions will involve working on a shift pattern working the following hours:-


2 days shifts 7am - 7pm

2 night shifts 7pm - 7am

4 days off

Cycle repeat x 7

18 days off


Applications are invited from candidates with a HNC / BSc in Chemistry (or related subject) together with previous suitable skills and experience.


These are permanent positions, offering salaries of up to £28,000, inclusive of shift allowance (depending on skills and experience)


Role : Permanent

Location : SE

Salary : Up to £28,000 (inclusive of shift allowance)


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Contact Details:
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Martin Cove

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