Job Function Responsible for conducting internal testing and issuing certificates of analysis
Reports To Head of Technical
Location Goole
Date January 2022


Core Responsibilities

  • Laboratory testing of oils for the food and cosmetic industries using both traditional chemistry techniques e.g. titration and analytical equipment
  • Shelf life testing of raw materials and finished products
  • Working with the QA team to ensure sampling schedules are maintained
  • Generate and distribute Certificates of Analysis to customers
  • Supporting the maintenance of the company’s accreditation results
  • Maintaining the upkeep of the laboratory, consumables and the equipment
  • Mixing & controlling solutions for testing
  • Coordinating submission of samples to third party laboratories or customers
  • Supporting Technical Administrator with KPOTechnical inbox queries
  • Any other duties required by the Head of Technical


Skills & Experience Required

  • Able to demonstrate a working knowledge of laboratory principles, test methods (including wet and analytical chemistry) and interpreting/reporting results
  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment, preferably chemistry-based
  • Has an understanding of a number of analytical techniques including Gas Chromatography, density, auto-titrators, and wet chemistry
  • Must be able to identify priorities and co-ordinate their workload to ensure that all samples are tested and reported within agreed timescales
  • Basic IT skills with a knowledge of an ERP system advantageous