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Chemistry Lab Assistant- 12 Month Placement

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Role Outline

This will be a 12 month work placement and is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to work in a chemistry lab environment. You will be working as a chemistry lab assistant and you will be required to carry out laboratory-based investigations, tests and scientific experimentation using bench and instrumentation techniques in support of several business functions associated with the chemistry of industrial water and gas analytical and measuring instruments.

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Main Accountabilities

  • Work with minimal supervision to perform laboratory based investigations, tests and scientific experimentation using the appropriate scientific techniques, procedures and methods of relevance to the activities of the laboratory.
  • Perform numerical and statistical analysis of scientific data, and present the results clearly and concisely in written and oral form.
  • Use creative thinking and problem solving techniques such as root cause analysis, to challenge assumptions, innovate, make new proposals and build on existing ideas.
  • Comply with the corporate and regulatory standards and systems relevant to the workplace for quality, safe working, ethics and integrity, environment and risk management.
  • Contribute to the development of new processes and methodologies and support their implementation as part of a wider team.
  • Contribute to recommendations on the appropriate workflows, improvements or scientific solutions to meet the requirements of internal or external customers.


  • By the start of the placement, will have completed at least two years of ongoing undergraduate studies in chemistry or a related subject and be able to spend at least 12months in industrial employment.


  • Practical understanding of electrochemical sensors


How to Apply

Job ID Number: GB02092014
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Multiple UK Locations

Disciplines accepted...

  • Chemistry

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