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Analytical Technical Lead – Agriculture Services

What is on offer?

Alfred H Knight has an opportunity for an Analytical Technical Lead – Agriculture Services to join our Agricultural Services Department. You will be responsible for the technical oversight, delivery, execution and development of new and emerging agriculture analytical services across the AHK Group.

About us

Alfred H Knight are an independent provider of inspection and testing services. Established in 1881, AHK operates in more than 40 countries with a well-earned reputation for providing reliable, professional services. We provide specialist services for a wide range of commodities within base and minor metals, steel raw materials, ferroalloys, precious metals, platinum group metals, industrial minerals, solid fuels, and fertilisers. Our clients include miners, smelters, refineries, traders, financial institutions and government bodies. We maintain rigorous quality standards to ensure that our operations provide the highest level of services to our clients. We achieve this through compliance with industry standards and regulations for laboratory, inspection and quality management, including ISO: IEC 17025, 17020, 9001, 14001 and 45001. Our people are our finest asset and as a truly global company, we value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds. Click here to find out more about AHK. Click here to find out more about AHK.

Do you have what it takes to become Analytical Technical Lead?

To be successful at Alfred H Knight you will need to display the following:

Required Knowledge and Work Experience 

Required Knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge of Quality Management Systems, (ISO17025, GLPs, and regulated environments).
  • Nutritional chemistry including wet chemistry methods, titrations, and instrumental analysis (Combustion, ICP, GC, HPLC).
  • Residue analysis for Mycotoxins/Pesticides/Antibiotics and other chemical contaminants using GC/MS, GC/MSMS, LC/MSMS, ICP/MS.
  • GMO and Allergen analysis via PCR/ELISA.
  • Microbiological testing through traditional plating or rapid platforms.


Required Work Experience


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the Agriculture analytical testing field , managing lab networks.
  • Experience in the Agriculture Testing, Inspection and Certification industry.
  • Experience and history leading cost and operational efficiency strategies.
  • History of publications, White papers and public presentations.


Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Science: in Chemistry, Biology, or Agriculture sciences.


Travel Rotations


  • This role will require overseas travel.

What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match.

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