DEKRA Process Safety


Analytical Chemist - 1 Year Fixed Term (initial)
REF # AC1802/RTL

A career with DEKRA Process Safety is never dull and offers unlimited opportunities for people with the desire to succeed who want to work with a forward thinking, customer-focused company. For over thirty years we have provided specialist services for the identification, analysis, prevention and management of fires, explosions and accidental chemical releases in the chemical and process industry.

Within the UK the company has fully equipped ISO & GLP compliant laboratory facilities on the outskirts of Southampton, in the beautiful setting of Southampton Science Park, and we are looking for an individual with the right calibre to join our friendly team.

Working within the Regulatory Test Laboratory you will undertake Physical Properties & Physical Hazards testing for REACH, CLP, Transportation & other Regulatory purposes. Testing a wide variety of chemicals, on short term studies, you’ll have excellent organisation skills and a passion to deliver 1st class results for our customers on time. Whilst the position is initially a fixed term role the opportunity for it to become permanent is possible.

The successful applicant will be expected to have a keen interest in science supported by a degree, ideally, in Chemistry. An enthusiastic, flexible and ambitious candidate is sought who has strong self-motivational, team working and communication skills. Previous laboratory experience in a GLP accredited facility is preferred but not essential.

Benefits include, 25 days holiday entitlement, contributory company pension scheme and life assurance cover. Normal hours of work are 08:45 to 17:00 Monday to Thursday & 08:45 to 15:10 Friday.

Applications should include a covering letter and be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applicants must detail the reference number for the post being applied for. The closing date for this position is Friday 16th March 2018.

No Agencies please

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