Laboratory Analyst - Intertek415

Job Information

Job Title: Laboratory Analyst
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Job Category: Laboratory
Job Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Intertek’s Exploration & Production team work closely with major clients throughout the oil & gas industry, understanding their Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification needs and delivering outstanding service.   From our state-of-the art facilities at Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, we carry out analysis such as scale and deposit investigation, analysis of hydrocarbon compositions in live fluids, crude oil assay and the selection and optimisation of production chemicals.

Job Responsibilities

We currently have a requirement for a Laboratory Analyst.  The role involves analysis of weekly composite samples of crude, condensates and NGL’s to determine levels of various contaminants and quality of products to assist in the valuation. Samples are analysed using various techniques such as Karl Fischer, Density, NIR, and Physical Distillation.  

Typical duties include:

To carry out testing on submitted samples, by agreed methodology, with the minimum of supervision.

Perform effective and accurate analysis independently in accordance with official procedures.  

Maintain accurate records of observations, calculations and calibrations.

Assist supervisory colleagues with the collation of sample analysis results and preparation of final reports

Job Qualifications

This role would suit a recent school or college leaver as an entry level role to the analytical chemistry services provided to the oil and gas industry.  You will ideally have some experience of laboratory techniques and practices. Candidates with demonstrable experience in the techniques listed above would be favoured.  

Personal Qualities


Promotes company values to others and supports values in daily activities and decisions

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

Motivated, self-starter

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

Able to act on own initiative 

How to Apply

If you meet all of these criteria and want to apply for this opportunity, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and your salary expectation to  

All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK if invited for interview.

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.

Closing Date 

26th January 2018