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Laboratory Line Manager: Precious Metal

What is on offer?

AHK has an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Line Manager to join our main laboratory facility in Liverpool (UK). You will join a talented and experienced team of precious metal managers, taking responsibility of a small team of technicians in the delivery, management and supervision of assay services within the precious metal department.

If you are an accomplished in-organic analytical chemist with knowledge and experience focused in the analysis of precious metal and platinum group metal elements across a wide range of commodities, and you are looking for career development in a structured environment then AHK would like to hear from you


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

Required Knowledge and Work Experience

  • High level of expertise in the analysis of precious metals across a wide and varying range of metalliferous commodities.
  • Understanding and knowledge of precious metals analysis and having the ability to pass this down via training this knowledge.
  • Able to process large data sets to reach conclusions.
  • Effective people management skills.
  • Effective project management skills.
  • Able to critically review technical information and spot root causes and suggest solutions.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Able to focus on meeting given deadlines.
  • Able to work independently and take the initiative.
  • Able to communicate effectively in a range of different formats and at all levels in the organisation.
  • Substantial experience in a commercial analytical laboratory environment.
  • A proven track record in people management.

Required Qualifications

  • Higher National Education level knowledge or equivalent vocational experience.
  • Further scientific qualifications of interest.

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.

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