• ICP Analyst

    Job Locations UK-Flintshire-Deeside
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for an ICP Analyst to join the team in Deeside.


    As an ICP Analyst your duties will include the preparation and analysis of a variety of sample matrices using ICP-OES and ICP-MS techniques in accordance with company methods, ensuring that all quality standards required by an ISO17025 accredited laboratory are maintained.


    • Preparing standards for calibration and quality purposes
    • Conducting sample preparation and analysis in accordance with company methods and quality procedures
    • Accurate reporting of results using LIMs.
    • Ensuring all analytical procedures comply with accreditation quality standards
    • Ensuring adherence to good laboratory practice and housekeeping at all times
    • Instrument calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting
    • Maintenance of training records
    • Prioritising workloads to ensure work is completed within required turnaround time.
    • Ensuring a continual supply of lab consumables by monitoring stock levels and placing orders
    • Supporting Senior Analytical Staff in the development, modification and validation of methods
    • Following health and safety procedures

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree qualification in Chemistry or a Chemistry related subject
    • A ‘levels in Chemistry or other science/maths subjects
    • Experience as an ICP Analyst within a commercial analytical laboratory
    • Alternative qualifications will be considered depending on relevant equivalent experience
    • A highly motivated and organised individual
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines 
    • Ideally ability to work within and take overall accountability of a small team including day to day organisation and supervision

    Diversity Statement

    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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