CPA Recruitment - Scientific Jobs

QC Laboratory Analyst

£20,000 - £21,000
10 Oct 2018
06 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

QC Laboratory Analyst




The company

A highly successful and leading food business that value their employees and take pride in the culture they create

The role

Working in a laboratory with a degree in a scientific subject you will be testing products for sensory analysis

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Measuring physical parameters such as density, refractive index, optical rotation, melting points, and flash points.
  • Performing classical analysis of flavour and fragrance raw materials originating from various departments (e.g. peroxide values, acid values and ester values)
  • Perform instrumental analysis of raw materials and essential oils as well as manufactured products and compare results to standards. Tests include, (but are not exclusive to), GC, GC-MS, HPLC, UV and IR.
  • Assist in maintaining chemical Inventory for the QC laboratory and the purchasing of items necessary for routine and non-routine analysis. Liaising with other Technical departments following group strategy in chemical purchasing.
  • Calibrating the measuring instruments as prescribed by the working practices in the laboratory
  • Prepare reagents and standard for routine and non-routine analysis
  • Arranging and participating in sensory panels, involving both odour and flavour.

The person

  • You will have an open, friendly and supportive personality 
  • You can hit the ground running
  • You can work and mix with other teams
  • You will have one years' experience in a similar role

For further information please contact Lesa at CPA Recruitment on 0208 203 1000 or email a CV to