Scientist

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
£22k to £30k
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
07 Sep 2017
Ref
FMW17444
Function
Scientist
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent

Scientist

Gloucestershire

C£22k to C£30k

FMW17444

 

 

Excellent opportunity to join one of the leading UKs food advisory businesses


The role is based in the Research and Consultancy Section, reporting to the Principal Scientist.  A key speciality of this team is the provision of physical characterisation services for food materials, including a range of imaging technologies and digital image analysis methods for measurement of structure, composition and colour.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning and execution of contract research work including operation of the section’s imaging and image analysis methods.
  • Provision of statistical advice and analysis, including design of experiments and analysis of results.
  • Preparation of written reports and presentations.
  • Supporting business development activities including preparation of project proposals and quotations.
  • Leadership to ensure the quality of statistical design and interpretation of work conducted by the Technology Division.

Qualifications and competencies

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant STEM subject.
  • High level of knowledge of relevant statistical methods.
  • Postgraduate experience in a laboratory or commercial analytical environment.  Experience in the food industry would be an advantage.
  • Proficiency with common statistical software packages (Minitab, R, or The Unscrambler an advantage).

For further information please call Lesa at CPA recruitmenton 0208 203 1000 or email a CV to lesa@cparecruitment.com

 

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