Laboratory Analyst / Technician


£23k - £27k per year, dependent on skills and experience


EH14 4AP


Are you passionate about scientific analysis? Do you thrive in a dynamic laboratory environment? Are you ready to make an impact in the field of research and development? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking a dedicated Laboratory Analyst to join our vibrant team in Edinburgh, EH14 4AP.

As a Laboratory Analyst, you will be responsible for preparing and analysing samples for our clients using various instruments like GC, GC/MS, ICP/OES, HPLC/UV/ECD, IC, UV, and others. You will meticulously report analytical results and conduct cross-checks as necessary, all-in line with our lab's operating procedures. As part of the wider team, you will also handle routine laboratory support tasks such as general housekeeping, cleaning apparatus, and maintaining equipment. It's essential to adhere to our company's quality system, ensuring compliance with ISO 17025 standards (UKAS Accredited).

As a Laboratory Analyst we are ideally looking for the following skills and experience:

  • Hands on practical experience working in a commercial lab
  • A relevant scientific qualification is desirable but not essential
  • Experience of running GC and GC/MS instrumentation is desirable but not essential
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Able to work well within a team or alone
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience of working efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced environment
  • Punctual, reliable and aims for high standards in their work
  • Experience of a range of ICT including Microsoft Office and databases

This role would suit someone working at SCQF Level 6. 

Laboratory Analyst Benefits:

  • £23k - £27k per year, dependent on skills and experience
  • Flexible working
  • 34 days annual leave including public holidays
  • Not for Profit (NFP) organisation
  • Group personal pension
  • Income Protection
  • Death in Service
  • Access to flexible benefits & rewards platform
  • Employee Assistance Programme including wellbeing hub and access to a 24hr helpline and counselling service
  • On-site parking
  • A chance to work for an organisation whose aim is to make people’s lives, and the environment in which we work, better

Meet the Organisation: Who We Are and What We Do

We are a global leader in our field and have worked on life-changing research for 50 years. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join an NFP organisation who are at the forefront of research and whose main purpose is to improve people’s health and safety at work, at home and in the environment through excellent independent science.

What should you do next? 

Click apply now or get in touch to discuss further. Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there.  Pleas note you will be redirected to our partners Tal Assist to submit your application. 

The Institute of Occupational Medicine is an equal opportunity and living wage employer.

Ready to take your career to new heights? If you've got the skills and passion to excel as a Laboratory Analyst, don't wait any longer – apply now! 

Closing Date: 23rd April 2024 






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