Senior Analyst

Posted 25 February 2024
Salary £75 T&S per day
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering Skilled Trades Recruitment
Contact NameStewart Bryson

Job description

Contract Length: 12-months

Location: Thurso

IR35: Inside

Qualify for Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS): Yes

Job Description

CSS provide analytical support to site delivering a wide range of statutory analysis and analysis to support waste characterisation and decommissioning. Vacancies have arisen within CSS for senior analysts, trainees at analyst level will be considered. The job holder will carry out day to day analytical operations within the laboratories.

The Job Holder will:

  • Undertake and deliver sample preparation, routine analysis and reporting to the lab or team leader, including testing and internal calibrations, ensuring that CSS reporting deadlines are met

  • Maintain a daily log and report progress and/or problems to Laboratory Leader/Shift Chemist

  • Assist the Laboratory Leader/Shift Chemist in ensuring operational delays are minimised by identifying constraints leading unplanned downtime

  • Report possible non-compliances to the Laboratory Leader/Shift Chemist a propose and deliver corrective actions to close out non-compliances

  • Undertake safety checks, repost and take appropriate action

  • Maintain Analytic Proficiencies in one laboratory area

  • Maintain Analytic Proficiencies in additional laboratory areas, where CSS workload and flexibility requires this

  • Prepare technical documents for review

Additional Role Information

  • Be required to undertake shift work on a rota basis

  • Perform method development, validation and uncertainty estimation

  • Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments relevant to post

  • Perform additional Management Activities as required

  • Undertake audits on UKAS aspects of the Quality Management System

Qualifications & Experience

  • HNC in Science or equivalent qualifications plus experience

  • Demonstrable experience in lab areas

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Good general safety awareness

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • Ability to work under pressure and to time deadlines whilst maintaining quality of output

  • STEM qualifications at least to higher A-level grade or equivalent

  • Interested in lab work (manual dexterity attention to detail)

  • Lab experience is a bonus

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.