Shift analyst - new job in Huddersfield, UK

Shift analyst
  • £30,000 - £40,000 per Annum
  • Contract
  • Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England, UK Huddersfield West Yorkshire UK hd2 1fg
Job Ref: BBBH128734
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 16 May 2023

Job title: Shift Analyst

Salary: up to £16 per hour + shift uplift (circa £40,000)

Shift work: Yes, 12 hour shifts

Location: Huddersfield

Contract length: 24 months

We are working with a global agrochemical company based in Huddersfield, the ideal candidate will be a chemistry graduate who has spent 1-2 years in industry working in an analytical setting under their belt, looking to take on more responsibility within a dynamic team.

This is a great opportunity to develop your skills within analytical chemistry and taking on additional responsibilities such as document review and following SOPs.


  • Carry out routine analysis of final, process control, experimental and effluent samples using a wide range of analytical techniques whilst ensuring that the data produced meets both business and HSEQ compliance requirements
  • Plan own workload ensuring that sample lead-times are met and foresee, communicate and resolve potential priority conflicts as they arise
  • To highlight trends in analytical data and bring these to the attention of QC Team Leader and Production Chemists in a timely manner
  • Carry out first line trouble shooting and resolution of analytical problems so that a reliable service is restored as rapidly as possible. Where this is not possible then the issue should be escalated to the next technical level
  • Provide first line analytical support to satellite plant laboratories as required
  • Carry out non-routine analysis or non-routine/development work with direction from the QC Team Leader
  • Carry out tanker sampling and analysis (subject to authorisation)
  • Ensure that supporting standard work is carried out to ensure smooth running of the laboratory, e.g. calibration of equipment, stores ordering, etc.
  • Help to train new and junior members of staff as directed by the QC team leader
  • Follow laboratory procedures to ensure that work is carried out safely and that satisfactory hygiene/ housekeeping standards are maintained
  • Perform, record and report all analysis in accordance with the established quality system
  • Monitor the performance of analytical equipment and methods and assess the fitness of analytical results
  • Under the direction of the Duty Manager, perform supporting administrative duties during incident management situations.


  • Practical experience of a wide variety of analytical laboratory techniques, inc. complex organic samples and routine environmental liquid effluents.
  • Ability to work shifts
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of analytical laboratory skills
  • IT literate
  • Team working/ meeting skills


  • Qualification to a minimum of a related science based HNC or NVQ equivalent, degree preferred.
  • Sufficient industrial experience would supersede stated qualifications.

If you would like further information on this role or would like to apply, please email Rabia on

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

15/06/2023 09:12:48
GBP 30000 40000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Rabia Khan

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