Trainee XRF Analyst

Job Category:
Materials Science / Composites / Polymers / Plastics / Coatings
Job Type:
Salary Description:
Circa £18K dependent on skills and experience
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Trainee XRF Analyst

Ref: 20181


Our Central Scotland based client is an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory which specialises in providing analytical testing services for the metallurgical sector. They are actively looking to recruit for a Trainee XRF Analyst on a permanent basis to join their successful team of analysts.

The role will entail:

  • Ensuring that all precious metals meet the required standards prior to hallmarking
  • Conducting spectrographic analysis of precious metals.
  • Assessing and organising jobs prior to analysis.
  • Quality systems training and working in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 procedures
  • Training and operation of XRF equipment and laboratory systems.
  • Liaising with Laboratory Manager and Laboratory Technicians to ensure work is ordered by priority.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Completion of necessary job paperwork and systems updates.

The role will suit a Chemistry or Material Science graduate with some metal’s analysis experience, preferably by X-Ray Fluorescence spectrometry techniques. The role requires a high level of manual dexterity, the ability to follow a step by step process, attention to detail and an ability to be flexible, work under pressure and prioritise workloads. Your will have good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.


Role: Permanent Contract

Location: Central Scotland

Salary: Circa £18K dependent on skills and experience

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Contact Details:
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: +44 1606 818290
Contact: Lori Fitton

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