Job Title: Laboratory Day/ Shift Analyst
Job Category: Laboratory
Job Location: West Thurrock, United Kingdom
Do you have previous laboratory experience preferably in petroleum products?
Are you familiar with American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and Institute of Petroleum methodologies?
Do you want to be part of a fast-growing, dynamic, successful team as part of a FTSE 100 company?
Do you want to work for a company that rewards performance?
If you answered yes to all of the above we want to hear from you as we have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Day / Shift Analyst to join our dynamic team based in West Thurrock.
Intertek's Cargo & Analytical Assessment (CAA) business provides quality and quantity measurement, inspection, and laboratory testing services to the global oil, gas, petrochemical, petroleum refining & distribution, natural gas, biofuels, marine, and chemicals industries. They help their clients protect and manage their risk during custody transfer, storage, transportation and other activities related to their cargo assets. Their qualified personnel also provide technical expertise and additive treatment services, helping clients to protect and optimise the return on their cargo business activities.
They have one of the largest networks of analytical testing laboratories in the world. Using advanced analytical technologies, our experienced chemists, material scientists, technicians and lab managers provide clients with key purity and component testing, able to measure elements and compounds into the parts-per-trillion level. Our analytical assessment testing supports crucial quality control, troubleshooting, and research & development processes for clients on a global basis.
To analyse and release petroleum products. The position will involve (but is not limited to):
•Testing a variety of petroleum products to ASTM and IP test methods.
•Preparing and testing sample blends as requested by customers
•To prepare and test quality control samples, to standardise reagents and solutions and to calibrate equipment as needed for the testing process.
•Verifying samples to specifications and communicating results obtained.
•Make appropriate entries in the required records and systems.
•Generate reports for release to customers.
•Receive and log in samples for testing on the required systems.
•Maintain documentation as required to meet ISO 17025.
The standard working pattern for this role will be Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm.
Required skills and experience
•Good IT literacy skills
•Minimum 3 years in a lab environment, preferably in a petroleum lab
•Experience and knowledge of petroleum products.
•Familiarity with ASTM and IP test methodologies.
•Instrument (GC, HPLC, AAS, ICP) or Engine experience a plus.
•Promotes company values to others and supports values in daily activities and decision
•Results driven to focus contribution on activities which meet company goals and deliver the greatest value
•Ability to critique and improve activities through continuous improvement and innovation
•Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service
•The ability to demonstrate respect, equity and empathy for a diverse community
•Encourage teamwork (promote operational synergies and alignment) to support each other, our customers and grow together
•Highly energised mind-set with willingness and desire to learn and adapt individually
•Drive performance by ensuring performance expectations are met
•Fosters integrity and honesty
•Ensure compliance to company, industry and regulatory standards
•Highly organised with strong attention to detail
•Confident communicator (written/ oral) and able to build rapport, quickly and effectively
•Demonstrates flexibility and resilience in order to meet the demands of the role
Please provide a CV, Covering Letter (outlining your suitability for the role) and Salary Expectations to Jo.Shallcrass@intertek.com including the reference Intertek372. All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment.
As a matter of courtesy, we will try to respond to all applications. However, due to the volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to individual candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. Please do not let this deter you from applying for vacancies in the future should you meet the minimum requirements of the role.
Intertek operates a preferred supplier arrangement and we do not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies
20th December 2017