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Trainee Chemist

What is on offer?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Chemist to join our Energy Services team in Dundonald, UK. As a Trainee Chemist you will be responsible for carrying out analytical methods and standard operating practices without supervision and, after training, to a high degree of precision and accuracy, ensuring that an effective and high quality analytical service is provided to meet reporting deadlines on the various types of samples / commodities submitted to the laboratory for analytical evaluation.


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 a Trainee Chemist at AHK?

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

Required Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

  • Ability to plan and implement workload
  • General problem solving
  • Highly organised with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong quality focus with a strive for excellence
  • Good numeracy skills
  • IT skills – Microsoft and Google applications

Required Qualifications

HNC or HND in Science related subject or equivalent as a minimum
Science degree preferable.


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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