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Analytical Chemist

Part of INEOS, INOVYN is Europe's leading producer of vinyls and in the top three worldwide.  With an annual turnover of €3.1 billion, INOVYN has circa 4,200 employees and chemical manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in 8 countries across Europe.

INOVYN’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; Hydrogen and Vinyls Technologies.  INOVYN's annual commercial production volume is circa 10 milliontonnes.  See www.inovyn.com and www.ineos.com  for more details.

Main job purpose:

The post holder is responsible for providing the business with an analysis service so that environmental, safety, process control and product quality requirements are satisfied.


Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Produce and implement a weekly/quarterly plan optimising the analysis schedule, plant/environmental performance, and the commercial requirements to meet business needs.
  • Analyse samples using established procedures so that the production/environmental processes and final products can be controlled within the agreed targets or specifications.
  • Validate analytical results, taking appropriate action to address any anomalies, to ensure all business decisions are based on robust data.
  • Analyse unscheduled samples by prescribed or modified methods to enable production, environmental, product quality or external customer problems to be resolved; maintain laboratory Quality Assurance files to satisfy appropriate standards (ISO 9002 /UKAS).
  • Maintain and calibrate analytical instruments to the agreed schedule, including rectifying routine problems that arise, to ensure business decisions are made on robust analytical data.

Key skills & experience required:

  • An HNC/HND in Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry with at least 5 years of experience.
  • High level of laboratory skills - performing analysis, using laboratory equipment, calibrating equipment, sampling, etc.
  • Good level of manual dexterity.
  • Good communication/ interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • A full driver's licence is required for this role.

INOVYN is a company of INEOS.  INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises 34 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its production network spans 183 sites in 26 countries throughout the world.

This is a direct Company recruitment.  We will not accept applications via employment agencies

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