Assistant Analytical Scientist

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Location
Berkshire, Slough
Salary
£12.30 per hour
Posted
17 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Dec 2016
Ref
AN3470
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Scientific
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Assistant Analytical Scientist
Slough
6-9 Month Maternity Cover
£24,000 pro rata

An Assistant Analytical Scientist with a Degree in Chemistry required to support the R&D functions within AkzoNobel's Decorative Paint Business Area in Slough. AkzoNobel is a leading Global Paints and Coatings Company and a major producer of speciality chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods.

You will plan, carry out and deliver routine and occasionally non routine materials characterisation requests as directed by line manager for the achievement of the technical objectives of MCS's customers. You will also provide analytical support to a wide spectrum of technical activities at Slough; from Applied research projects and New Product Development with International impact through cost saving and production to after sales service and complaint settlement. The team is the main analytical department in the Decorative Paints business globally and is ISO17025 accredited. Its service ranges from providing simple test data up to full partnering with its customers to provide advice on the best analytical approach to help solve complex problems.

The ideal candidate will have an analytical testing background and experience with chromatography. It's important you will be highly flexible, able to work at a fast pace and have strong initiative. You will have good practical laboratory skills and willingness to learn. Experience of working to ISO17025 standards would be advantageous.

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