QC Chemist

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Date: 28-Nov-2022

Location: Witham, Essex, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.


Role: QC Chemist

Location: Witham

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Role Purpose

Bureau Veritas is a multinational group with capabilities in an extensive range of commodities, providing independent inspection, sampling and testing services 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

The purpose of the QC Chemist role is in conjunction with the Senior QC Chemists is to ensure that the laboratory is maintaining and developing high standards. The QC Chemist will be responsible for maintenance and improvement of key processes, as well as working with laboratory staff at all levels to achieve a consistently high standard of analysis across all laboratories in the most effective, productive and safe manner.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Checking of laboratory analysis results
  • To undertake training, auditing and mentoring of laboratory staff and assist in the provision of a consistent training approach for all staff in all laboratories
  • Assist in maintaining our UKAS accreditation by taking part in equipment calibration and testing, and data collection and handling of quality control samples
  • To assist in the identification of suitable new equipment and then the testing, validation and training before passing to production
  • The role will require the QC chemist to work shifts in line with those in the Production team


What does it take to apply?

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivation, flexibility, innovation and creativity
  • Significant technical knowledge in at least one lab area
  • Ability to interact and communicate with staff at all levels
  • Demonstrable lab experience
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc)


Why work for Bureau Veritas?

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging culture, where individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their true potential. After all, we have been certified as a UK Top Employer for the last nine years in a row.

At Bureau Veritas you can benefit from a busy and varied environment, working with market leaders across a wide range of sectors including but not limited to: Agriculture & Food, Metals & Minerals, Oil & Gas and Marine Fuel.

Our network of laboratories, strategically located in key trading locations around the world, provide precision analytical testing to both internationally recognized standards and customer specific methodologies across the main industries. 

Professional inspection services are critical whenever the custody of goods transfers between buyers, sellers and traders. To assist with a seamless transition, Bureau Veritas has highly skilled professionals ‘on the ground’ in all major transit and trading locations. We offer localized expertise in a range of technologically advanced inspection and sampling services.






Please be aware that all roles within Bureau Veritas UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.