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ICP-MS Technician (Inorganic)

What is on offer?

Alfred H Knight are looking to recruit an experienced ICP-MS technician to support operations at our main laboratory in Prescot, Merseyside.

The role will primarily consist of the daily operation of an Agilent 7900 ICP-MS spectrometer for the analysis of inorganic samples.  The successful candidate will be responsible for not only the day to day running of the instrument, but will also be expected to be able to maintain the instrument’s performance by ways of simple maintenance and troubleshooting.  Method development will also be a key aspect of the role, as will be the preparation of calibration standards.

Please note, sample preparation will be carried out by other personnel.

The successful candidate will be expected to work with an existing team of instrument operators and support technicians that currently operate numerous ICP instruments from different manufacturers


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.


Do you have what it takes to become an ICP-MS Technician?

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

Required Knowledge and Work Experience


  • Three years ICP-MS experience (Agilent experience preferred but not critical)
  • Previous experience in method development and method validation
  • Ability to display a high level of maths and computer skills.
  • Accuracy
  • Consistency
  • Constancy
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Identify problems / communicate to supervisors


  • Experience with LIMS based data systems would be preferable but not essential as training will be provided.


What are the benefits?

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

ICP-MS Technician

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