Job Posted: 17 Jan 2017
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Forensic Science Practitioner (Non-reporting)

£25k - £30k pa + company benefits| South West London| Permanent

£25k - £30k pa + company benefits| South West London| Permanent

Job title: Forensic Science Practitioner (Non-reporting)
Job type: Permanent
Location: South West London
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 / year DOE


·My client is one of the largest privately owned forensic science service
providers in the UK
·Their Toxicology team is responsible for the analysis of crime scene
material for alcohol, drugs and poisons in a wide range of criminal cases
·I am recruiting a Forensic Science Practitioner (Non-Reporting) to join
their dedicated and close-knit team


·Contribute to the success of the department by ensuring that analyses of
casework items are carried out in a timely manner to quality standards and
to ensure that instruments are available and suitably checked and maintained


·Analysis of casework samples using GC-FID, GC-MS, GC-QQQ, LC and LC-MS, and
other casework support for reporting officers as required
·Process and peer review analytical data to quality standards
·Routine maintenance and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation
·Carry out small method improvement and development projects, under the
supervision of senior staff
·Carry out method validation studies, under the supervision of senior staff
·Assist with training as required


·Appropriate scientific qualification, usually to degree level or equivalent
·Previous industrial experience gained in a similar role


·Previous experience in sample preparation techniques e.g. L/L, SPE
·Previous experience in GC-MS, GC-QQQ or LC-MS using Chemstation, Masshunter
or Analyst software
·IT literate including Word, Excel and Outlook


·Full commitment to and demonstration of upholding core values: respect,
brilliance, passion, curiosity, integrity
·Good attention to detail, well organised, innovative
·Ability to work independently whilst responsive to direction when necessary
·Ability to cope under pressure, multitask and work to deadlines
·Strong team player
·Effective communicator
Job ref: 247580-68220-PHARM-JHY