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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 million tonnes.  See and  for more details.

Main role purpose:

The post holder participates in a wide variety of analytical activities in a busy industrial laboratory to provide an analytical service to Runcorn Site so that business Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) and manufacturing requirements are met.

Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Collect and analyse routine samples, mainly under supervision, following procedures and methods laid out in the Company Quality Systems.
  • Record data electronically and issue reports within the time scales and to the standard agreed.
  • Check any abnormal results and, if confirmed, report to line management so that rapid corrective action can be taken.
  • Analyse unscheduled or non-routine samples under supervision, using prescribed or modified methods, to help resolve production or environmental issues.
  • Carry out prescribed basic maintenance and calibration on analytical instruments to an agreed schedule to ensure valid analytical data is produced.

Key skills & experience:

  • You will have, or be studying towards, a degree in chemistry with experience in a research laboratory.  
  • Ideal candidates should be on track to achieve at least a 2:1.
  • Candidates should have strong communication skills and be able to work well in a team.
  • You will have experience of practical laboratory work and be familiar with general laboratory safety, demonstrating a safe and conscientious approach to your experimental work.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of entitlement to work in the UK.

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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