Metals Section Head

Industry Sector Environmental
Location UK, North West
Salary c25,000


Location: Manchester

Our client is a contract analytical company based in Manchester. The company is now looking to employ a Section Head for their Metals Section and the successful candidate will be joining the company on a permanent basis.

The role:

In the role as the Metals Section Head you will be supporting the team of technicians and analysts within the Metals Section of the Inorganics laboratory. Along with this, you will have various technical and managerial duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Supervising a team of analysts and technicians
  • Analysing samples using ICP/OES and ICP/MS
  • Maintenance of analytical equipment
  • Analysing data
  • Involved in analytical method development
  • Working in a high throughput environment ensuring the team meets tight deadlines

Experience expectations:

Suitable applicants will have;

  • Previous experience supervising or leading teams within an analytical laboratory is essential
  • Significant industry experience working in an analytical laboratory using ICP techniques
  • Experience developing methods for ICP in addition to experience operating and maintaining ICP
  • Experience working in an ISO17025 accredited laboratory is essential
  • Educated to at least BSc level in relevant scientific subject eg Chemistry
  • Excellent knowledge of inorganic chemistry and metal analysis

The Package

In return, our client offers an opportunity to join a successful team offering a permanent position with a competitive annual salary of c£25,000, dependent on experience.

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