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Spectro | Jet-Care


Spectro | Jet-Care has been at the forefront of condition monitoring services since 1976. Spectro | Jet-Care offer a comprehensive range of services – Oil, Hydraulic Fluid, Fuel, Debris and Filter Analysis and Engine Trend Monitoring by Gas Path Analysis – all developed to identify operational issues at the earliest possible stage. With over 42 years experience and specialist knowledge our unique partnership approach enables clients to rigorously monitor the condition of equipment - clearly, accurately and efficiently. Spectro | Jet-Care has customers in more than 140 countries.

Due to continued success, growth, and new services, vacancies have arisen in our ISO 17025 accredited chemical laboratory at Odiham, Hampshire. These are for permanent, full time positions across all levels ranging from opportunities operating laboratory equipment, to more senior chemists requiring technical backgrounds and commercial laboratory analytical experience. For the right candidates, positions have scope for career development and advancement within the laboratory.

The work involves preparation and testing samples of oil, lubricants, fuel, etc., and for senior positions reporting of the results to Clients, in line with Quality Assurance Standards. Full on-the-job training and instruction required to carry out these duties will be provided. Some of the duties are listed below:

  • preparation of chemical solvent and control / calibration of samples;
  • preparation of test samples and sample testing;
  • maintaining quality control checks;
  • interpreting test results;
  • maintaining good laboratory practices and assisting with general housekeeping duties;
  • disposal of used chemicals and test samples.

We are looking for applicants who are enthusiastic, motivated, with a willingness to learn, who are able to use their initiative, and think independently. The successful candidate should:

  • have an interest in Chemistry - for more senior positions should have a degree in a scientific discipline, normally Chemistry;
  • for senior positions should normally have a technical background and analytical experience in the oil industry and commercial laboratories;
  • be a careful and methodical worker;
  • be able to work to deadlines;
  • have neat handwriting and a good standard of both Maths and English;
  • be PC literate;
  • be able to work in a team and to communicate with all levels of staff; and for more senior positions, Clients;
  • be familiar with and committed to quality assurance.

Normally, the 37.5 hours per week, 7.5 hours per day, will be worked as a day shift Monday to Friday. However, the hours will also be arranged to cover different shifts on a rota basis: Saturday working with a weekday off in lieu (one week in four), and late shift working up to 10:00 pm (one week in four, weekdays only). Alternatively, other fixed-permanent shifts are available, working: Monday to Friday, 5:00 am to 1:30 pm; or 3:30 pm to 00:00 am (midnight).

You will be joining a stable and well-established organisation. With a busy laboratory in your day-to-day tasks, over time you will have the opportunity to use a variety of test methods and equipment. Other benefits include annual leave 28 days rising to 33 days pa pro-rata (inclusive of Bank holidays), work related contributory pension scheme, purpose built facility, free Wi-Fi and on-site parking.

Further details are available from 01256 704000.

Please apply with your latest detailed CV, a covering note and an indication of your salary expectations, via Indeed or post to: Management Systems & Personnel, Spectro | Jet-Care, Hatchwood Place, Farnham Road, Odiham, Hampshire, RG29 1AB.

Job Type: Full-time

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