• Trainee Analyst/Analyst

    Job Locations UK-Flintshire-Deeside
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Trainee Analyst / Analyst to join our growing team.


    The main focus of this role will be to analyse a variety of compounds using GC-FID and or GC-MS techniques in accordance with company methods and adhering to all quality aspects that are required to be carried out in an accredited laboratory.


    • Preparing standards for calibration and quality purposes
    • Conducting analysis and reporting of results to company methods and procedures
    • Control of instrument and method validation
    • Ensuring all analytical procedures comply with accreditation quality standards
    • Ensuring adherence to good lab practice and housekeeping at all times
    • Instrument calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting
    • Prioritising workloads to ensure work is completed in a timely manner
    • Ensuring a continual supply of lab consumables by monitoring stock levels and placing orders
    • Development and documentation of methods in conjunction with senior analytical staff


    Full training will be given for the trainee position

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Qualification in Chemistry or a Chemistry related subject
    • A Levels in Chemistry and other science / maths subjects
    • Experience within a commercial analytical laboratory would be advantageous
    • Alternative qualifications will be considered depending on relevant equivalent
    • A highly motivated and organised individual, who is a team player
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines 

    Company Overview

    Element is the best and most trusted testing partner in the world providing high value, critical services to the Aerospace, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Fire & Building Products and Infrastructure & Environmental sectors, where failure is not an option.


    Our purpose is a simple one. We make certain that all of the materials, products and devices we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe in their end application; are of marketable quality; are compliant with all relevant industry standards and regulations and are ultimately fit for purpose.


    Element’s expanded network of over 6,000 Engaged Experts are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.

    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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