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Group XRF Technical Chemist

WHAT IS ON OFFER

We have an exciting opportunity for a Group XRF Technical Chemist to join our team in Liverpool, UK. You will provide technical,  operational and method development support to the group XRF teams globally and actively take a leading role in method development projects and method improvements. You will ensure that an efficient and high-quality analytical service is provided in order to meet reporting deadlines and priorities agreed with clients.

 

ABOUT US

Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals, solid fuels and agriculture industries.

We have honed and carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.

 

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

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

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Essential 

  • Good knowledge of XRF and experience of applying this in a practical setting.
  • Strong team player with a collaborative approach and work ethic who can demonstrate a diplomatic and measured approach through leading by example and encouraging others.
  • Able to critically review technical information and spot root causes and suggest solutions.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work under own initiative in a dynamic work environment with changing daily priorities.
  • The ability to develop the skills and knowledge within the laboratory to create an environment where knowledge sharing is a priority.
  • Ability to work in an organized and structured way, whilst maintaining flexibility to the changing and demanding needs of the business.
  • Able to focus on meeting given deadlines.
  • Proven time management skills, quality driven and pro-active.
  • Foreign language skills would be beneficial but not essential.

 

Required Work Experience

  • Substantial experience in a laboratory environment.
  • Substantial experience of using the following techniques – WDXRF and EDXRF.

 

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum GCSE equivalent education.

 

Travel 

  • Requirement for worldwide travel to group laboratories overseas to undertake site support audit and training visits.
  • Overseas visits will in general last between one and six weeks in duration, but longer secondments may be requested dependent on business requirements.

 

BENEFITS

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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