Laboratory Analyst – Metals

The primary responsibility of this role will be as follows:

  • Perform heavy metal analyses on a range of different matrices.
  • Perform basic and complex testing of materials at a high level of throughput.
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative chemical or biological analyzes according to established scientific methods.
  • Ensure the quality of the organization’s raw materials, in process products and finished goods;
  • Prepares detailed reports with recommendations; performs routine maintenance and safety checks on laboratory equipment.
  • Works under minimal supervision; developing subject matter knowledge.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Quality Management Systems (QMS).
  • Trains and instructs analysts/ scientists.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
  • Develops and/or validates laboratory test methods or equipment to ensure reliability and accuracy of analytical results.


• Bachelors Degree in Science preferably Analytical Chemistry, Food Science, Food Technology with a demonstrated aptitude to relate business and technical requirements.


• Post Graduate MSc. In Chemistry or related subject is preferable.


• 8 years relevant experience in a Laboratory in the food, pharmaceutical or chemical Industry desirable.
• Experience in Beverage technology and flavour chemistry is desireable.
• Experience of trouble shooting is desireable.


• 10% Regional and global travel

Your Recruitment Consultant is Sean Winstanley

Sean Winstanley
Sean joined Arcon Recruitment in early 2018 as our Specialist Technical Recruiter. Originally from the UK, now settled in Ballaghadrereen, Sean brings a wealth of recruitment experience in the IT / Technical arena. Sean has developed excellent skills account managing international, high profile clients solving their recruitment dilemmas.