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Fire Assay Technician

What is on offer?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Fire Assay Technician to join our precious metal laboratory in Liverpool. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for carrying out operational procedures associated with classical fire assay methods. This role involves ensuring high levels of precision, accuracy, and efficient service are delivered on all types of samples/commodities submitted to the lab for analysis. Applicants should be able to work in a room with a high temperature and lift samples up to 25kg manually.


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 be a Fire Assay Technician?

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

Required Work Experience

  • An understanding of a commercial analytical laboratory environment is desirable, but not essential.

Required Qualifications 

  • A minimum GCSE equivalent education

Hours of Work  

Monday – Friday 13:30 – 21:30


What are the benefits of a Fire Assay Technician?

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

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