Graduate Opportunity

Analytical Chemist

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About us

Tatlock & Thomson specialises in the independent analysis of alcoholic beverages, foods, waters and raw materials, principally for the distilling industry, but also for beers and wines.

The role

Our Analytical Chemists investigate the chemical nature of alcoholic beverages for UK and international companies, using a range of techniques and equipment to research and analyse their products. They also carry out laboratory and on-site analysis of distillery production processes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with a variety of equipment, software and techniques.
  • Analysing, interpreting and presenting results.
  • Developing new methods of analysis.
  • Liaising closely with customers and colleagues.
  • Ensuring health & safety standards are complied with.
  • Maintaining UKAS accreditation standards across all suites of analyses.

Who we're looking for

Interested applicants should have a recent degree from a recognised institution in any of the major science or mathematical subjects.

September 19th 2013 saw the formal opening of our new laboratory premises at Tatlock House.

Other requirements

This is a rural location and applicants should have a full, current driving licence. Ideally, candidates should have a practical knowledge of the eastern counties of Scotland.

Our location

We’re based in Fife, Scotland, famous for its bustling towns, picturesque villages, pristine beaches and rolling countryside. If you’re into history; castles, palaces, museums and galleries are found in abundance. Sports fans will love the golf courses, especially St Andrews, known as ‘The Home of Golf.’ And it’s just an hour’s drive from Edinburgh, so you’re never too far away from world-class culture and entertainment.

It’s got the full package, making it a fantastic place to live and work.


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Opportunity Overview

  • August 8th, 2019
  • £22,000 - £26,000 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Fife (Scotland)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Chemistry
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Science

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