Back to previous page

Analytical Chemist

Job Type
Tyne and Wear
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Job Ref
Date Added
January 30th, 2024

Analytical Chemist required on a temporary basis, based in Tyne & Wear. Requiring a degree in Chemistry or similar. Proven industrial experience of working in an analytical laboratory is desirable. Recent Chemistry graduates are encouraged to apply.

Title: Analytical Chemist

Location: Tyne & Wear

Term: Temporary (12 months)

Salary: £20,000- £25,000 (dependent on experience)

SRG are working with a leading manufacturer and supplier of chemical products. They are currently looking for an Analytical Chemist to join their QA laboratory team on a temporary basis for 12 months, at their site in County Durham. This role will predominantly involve the analysis and result recording associated with the manufacture and development of a range of finished products, mainly activated carbon products. This is a great opportunity for a recent chemistry graduate to start their career in analytical chemistry.

Benefits: This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading manufacturer and supplier of chemical products. 37.5 hour working week: 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday - Friday.

Role / Description

  • Complete analysis of compounds and mixtures using a range of analytical techniques including AA spectrophotometers, UV spectrophotometers and tensiometers
  • Complete regular chemical analysis of composition an quality of raw materials and finished products including moisture, pH and density analysis
  • Complete physical testing including tensile strength
  • Record analysis results
  • Prepare samples for analysis


  • A degree in Chemistry (or similar)
  • Proven industrial experience of analytical laboratory work is desirable
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to efficiently plan, organise and manage own workload

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Chris on 0161 526 1898.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: chemistry, chemist, laboratory technician, quality control, quality assurance, QC, QA, product checking, product release, batch release, activated carbon, release testing, viscosity, pH, rheometry, solids, AA spectrophotometer, UV spectrophotometer, tensiometer, finished goods, sorption tests, raw material testing, moisture, density, tensile strength, effluent testing

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Apply to this Job

Share this Job

More Information

Subscribe to our newsletter

Stay up to date with SRG