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Snr 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 provides analytical services to the manufacturing plants on Runcorn Site in support of the production, commercial and SHE requirements of the business.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Define and deliver a variety of safe and reliable process, product and environmentally related analytical investigations.
  • Critically assess measurements undertaken in the laboratory or on plant and take action to address anomalies to ensure business decisions are based on robust data.
  • Develop, trial and validate new analytical methods to resolve problems and improve the overall technical capability of the business.
  • Develop and sustain analytical science knowledge and use this knowledge to advise SHE, production and commercial managers.
  • Supervise the day-to-day work of trainee analysts and students to safely meet current analysis requirements.
     

Key skills and knowledge required:

  • HND in chemistry with at least 10 years of practical experience, or a chemistry degree/MSc in Analytical Chemistry with 5 years experience.
  • Technical awareness of all key chlor-alkali products and processes.
  • Specific experience and in-depth knowledge of at least one production or technical area.
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of analytical chemistry techniques appropriate to INOVYN, with expertise in at least one.
  • Good interpersonal/communication skills.
  • Project management experience.

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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