QC Shift Chemist

We’re looking for a QC Shift Chemist to join our Knowsley-based client on a permanent-basis. Our client is a chemicals manufacturing company.

Role: QC Shift Chemist
Position Type: Permanent
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Location: Knowsley
Industry: Chemicals Manufacturing
Reference: HQ7004
Date posted: 11/02/2019


  • Use of GC, HPLC and automated titrimetric techniques and other instruments the candidate will be required to use include a viscometer, AAS, a refractometer, microwave driers, turbidimeters and a UV.
  • Part of the role includes being able to carry out a detailed handover and record log at the end of every shift.
  • Working 12 hour night and day shifts in a busy 24 hour laboratory, the role involves analysis of in-process and finished products.

Skills and experience

  • Qualified to BSc level in a Chemistry related discipline
  • Possess industrial experience in a Quality Control environment practically – preferably with previous experience working shifts.
  • Practical experience of GC, HPLC and automated titrimetric techniques would be considered an advantage for the role as most of the testing involves these techniques
  • The  working hours of these are from 7 o’clock to 7 o’clock and the shifts follow a three on/three off pattern alternating between days and nights.
  • Good communication skills and be able to work without supervision.

Pay and benefits

  • Salary on offer is £23,000 per annum.

DATS is an equal opportunities employer that promotes and celebrates diversity in the workplace.

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Applicants who demonstrate the required experience will be contacted by a consultant to discuss the opportunity in more detail. If successful, you’ll normally move to interview stage quickly and you’ll need to prove eligibility and legal entitlement to work in the UK