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Analytical Chemist (BB-16222)

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Analytical ChemistYorkApplyWe’re supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We’re now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible.Becoming an Analytical Chemist with Fera scienceAs an analytical chemist you would be responsible for the preparation and extraction of samples for analysis as well as the determination of pesticide residues in foodstuffs and environmental matrices by GC-MS/MS. In addition, you will contribute to method development, method validation, instrument maintenance, troubleshooting and repair, and to deliver training as required.Job title:Analytical ChemistJob Description:What you’ll be doing:Extract and clean-up samplesDetermination of pesticides residues using GC-MS/MS using established methods and develop and implement new methods as required.Support sample prep during busy periods - log samples onto the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and prepare samples when requiredReport chromatographic data for timely delivery to accreditation standards.Contribute to instrument maintenance and repair, training others as required.Be aware of and follow the appropriate quality assurance and safety procedures.Write and work from Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to defined quality standards.Deliver training to internal staff and external delegates.Contribute to and / or write customer reportsWhat we’re looking for:Knowledge of wet chemistry techniques.Experience of sample extraction and clean-up.Experience in GC-MS/MS (instrument set-up, trouble shooting, method development, data processing.Good IT skills and the ability to pick up the use of bespoke software to a high level.Ability to learn and implement new laboratory techniques.Flexible and adaptable approach to work.Self-motivated and have an ability to develop good working relationships with colleagues and other team members across the program.Good organisational and time management skills, have the ability to work on multiple projectsA methodical approach to work and attention to detail.Shows ability to effectively troubleshoot.Experience of operating within a quality system (e.g. UKAS or GLP)The role may require long periods of standingAbout Fera At Fera, we’re making the world a better, healthier and safer place. We’re a joint venture partnership between Capita and Defra and we’re working proactively to protect the world we live in and the food we eat. Our teams are investigating plant and bee health, crop protection and sustainable agriculture. Join us and discover better as you deliver world-class science for the future.What’s in it for you?A competitive basic salary and benefits package23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leaveThe opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choiceCompany matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two plenty moreVoluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technologyAccess to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platformThe role is based at our world class biotech campus near York, UK with access to start-of the-art facilitiesYou’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.What we hope you’ll do next:Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.Internal application deadline: Friday 12th March at midnightWe’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita’s offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we’re doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.Location:York,United KingdomTime Type:Full timeContract Type:PermanentApplyPosted 13 Days AgoFull time10029486About UsWe deliver innovative solutions and simplify the connections between businesses and customers, governments and citizens.Capita is a consulting, digital services and software businessWe are driven by our purpose: to create better outcomes – for our employees, clients and customers, suppliers and partners, investors, and society.We are committed to being a responsible business – in how we operate, serve society, respect our people and the environment, and deliver attractive returns to our investors.Every day we help millions of people, by delivering innovative solutions to transform and simplify the connections between businesses and customers, governments and citizens.We partner with clients and provide them with the insight and cutting-edge technologies that give time back, allowing them to focus on what they do best and making people’s lives easier and simpler.We operate in the UK, Europe, India and South Africa – and across six divisions: Software; IT & Networks; People Solutions; Customer Management; Government Services and Specialist Services.Similar JobsEnvironmental Fate Scientist | YorkAnalytical Chemist | YorkPlant Pathologist | YorkFollow Us

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