We are hiring Production Support Chemists!

Salary range: £26k to £30k


Orthios is tackling the climate emergency by revolutionising how waste is managed. It is developing state-of-the-art technologies to find new uses for unwanted plastics, including capturing the most useful ingredients for re-use &/or conversion into low carbon energy.

Our Polymer Processing Facility (Plastics 2 Oil), one of our first major projects, will convert plastics previously judged non-recyclable back into their original state of oil.

We are looking for experienced Production Support Chemists with a strong background in chromatography, MS, ICP and other more general laboratory instrumentation. A background in petrochemicals or the analysis of complex organic mixtures would be preferable.

You will be part of a new team, reporting to the Laboratory Manager. This is a key role within the Analytical Services Department, and will involve:


  • Assisting in the setting up of a new laboratory
  • Managing and coordinating your daily tasks within the laboratory efficiently, providing fast and accurate routine sample analysis
  • Ensuring the laboratory strictly adheres to ISO 17025
  • Ordering and tracking consumables
  • Undertaking development of any new analytical methods as and when required
  • Producing reports and presentations
  • Using the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are interested in these positions, please contact careers@orthios.com  for full details of the job role summary, data protection policy and application form, quoting the job role ”Production Support Chemist”.

Please note these positions involve shift working.

Disclaimer - We occasionally amend or withdraw job vacancies and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

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