QC Analyst

  • Salary: £26,000 DOE + shift allowance
  • REF Number: 00053738
  • Consultant: Lauren Rose
  • Contact: 01246 457722
  • Date Published: 26.05.2022
  • Closed Date: 23.06.2022
  • Sector: Chemicals
  • Location: Hartlepool, North East
  • Discipline: Quality, Laboratory Services

CK Group are recruiting for a Shift Quality Control Analyst to join a flavours and fragrances manufacturing company in the chemical industry at their site based in Hartlepool on a full-time permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client is a companyspecialising in chemical flavours and fragrances that are used across a variety of foods, drinks, pharmaceuticals and other household consumer goods. They develop and produce a broad range of ingredients used by both large multi-national companies and smaller start-up businesses. The company have locations globally, however the current position is based out of their Hartlepool site.


  • 26,000 per annum + shift allowance (depending on experience)


This QC Analyst roleis located in Hartlepool. The location is easily commutable from Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Sedgefield, amongst others. A driving license and access to your own car would be desirable due to the shifts worked.

QC Analyst Role: As a QC Analyst, you would be responsible for ensuring accurate and safe analysis of relevant samples according to prescribed test methods. You would also communicate results of analysis in a clear and concise manner to relevant personnel.

Your main dutieswill be:

  • To have read and understood the company food safety procedures and ensure they comply with the objectives of the policy.
  • Analysis of raw materials, traded products, manufactured products, in-process samples and recheck samples, and recording of tests results on appropriate databases
  • Calibrate and standardise all equipment and chemicals in line with Quality Systems
  • Environmental analysis of gaseous and liquid emissions
  • Advise plant personnel of product non-conformance andcorrective / preventative actions
  • Maintain and improve housekeeping standards within the lab
  • Undergo training as required
  • Filing of both in-process and finished product paperwork as per company procedures
  • Work flexibly within the aboveguidelines and carry out any other duties as may be required.

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • HNC or equivalent in Chemistry as minimum or relevant experience
  • Laboratory based analytical experience. Experience of GLC, GCMS, titrations and other wet chemistry analysis is essential.
  • Good laboratory practice (GLP).
  • Good working knowledge and experience of laboratory
  • Proven ability to build good working relationships both internally and externally• Capable of working under own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Good communicator who is self-motivated, dedicated and well organized.
  • Someone who strives for continuous improvement.


The company is offering a 5% pension, increasing to 7.5% after 2 years’ service, as well as 4 x death in service.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

Job reference number: 53738

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