A flavour and fragrance manufacturer are looking for a Quality Analyst to join its growing team. You will be responsible for measuring physical parameters of flavour and fragrance raw materials and performing classical and instrumental analysis of flavour and fragrance raw materials. You must hold a BSc in Chemistry, Forensic Science or related subject to apply for this role.
Measure physical parameters of flavour and fragrance raw materials originating from various departments and external sources, which includes but is not exclusive to density, refractive index, optical rotation, melting points and flash points.
Perform classical analysis of flavour and fragrance raw materials originating from various departments and external sources (e.g. peroxide values, acid values, ester values).
Perform instrumental analysis on the above products which includes but is not exclusive to, UV spectroscopy, IR, gas and liquid chromatography and gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy.
Perform general essential oil analysis but with further tests specific to the substance under analysis.
Participate in organoleptic evaluation of the products as necessary.
Prepare tasting solutions and arrange for a representative number of individuals to carry out analysis.
Prepare reagents to the required standard for routine and non-routine analysis.
Carry out regular calibration and maintenance of the measuring instruments as prescribed by the working practices in the laboratory.
When necessary arrange for analytical samples to be sent for external analysis and collate the results.
Assist in sample receipt to the QC laboratory when required to maintain work flow of sample analysis to the required areas of the department.
Carry out day to day laboratory checks and housekeeping tasks, these incudes washing up glass wear in the absence of supporting staff as well as put away clean glassware, and emptying the wet bins at the end of each day.
Contribution to continuous improvement in the Quality Department (e.g. suggestions on improvements in efficiency, cost cutting, improvements in effectiveness of operations).
Follow any task and request linked to technical projects as requested by Quality Team Leader or Global Quality Control Manager.
BSc in Chemitry, Forensic Science or related life science subject
1 year laboratory experience (preferred)
This is a great opportunity to join a growing team. Apply now