Analytical Chemist Jobs

Analytical Chemist jobs carry out wet chemistry techniques based mainly on titration and gravimetric work.

Analytical chemist jobs carry out analysis of end products and raw materials using a variety of techniques (i.e. gas chromatography (GC), high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)).

Analytical Chemist jobs determine which substances are present in a sample and in what quantities.

Manufacturing - where they monitor the production process to make sure that quality products are produced.

Pharmaceuticals - where they determine the stability and quality of drugs as well as being involved in the production of drugs to meet Good Manufacturing Practice.

Public health - testing air, water, industrial waste, drugs and food to make sure they are safe.

Analytical Chemist jobs duties include;

  • A logical mind with good problem-solving skills.
  • To be able to keep meticulous records of research.
  • Good maths and IT skills.
  • An interest in science, particularly chemistry.
  • Generally a degree in Chemistry is required and some relevant experience.

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  1. Analytical Chemist

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £26000 to £26000 p/a

    Category: Analytical Chemist

    We are looking for an Analyst with at least a year’s experience of HPLC analysis to join this rapidly-growing business for a three-month fixed-term contract. 
    The ideal candidate will be confident using different HPLC systems to run samples and it would be advantageous if you have purchased and set ...