Analytical Chemist – Part-time

Halebank, Widnes
Vertellus offers competitive total compensation packages including benefits.
11 Sep 2018
10 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Analytical Chemist – Part-time


Vertellus is a dynamic international company, based in Indianapolis, IN, with more than a century of leadership in the manufacture of health, agriculture and performance chemicals. Our company is also a leading provider in the world of specialty chemicals for the agriculture, nutrition, pharmaceutical, fine chemicals, medical, personal care, plastics, coatings and many other industrial markets. Our products are in the things you use every day – toothpaste, deodorants, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, detergents, plastics, adhesives, inks, tires and more. Our culture is built on mutual trust and respect for all employees so that we can focus on providing the best products and solutions to our customers.




Vertellus is currently seeking an Analytical Chemist located at our Halebank facility. In this role you must be able to work unsupervised and analyse raw material and final product samples submitted by the Operations or Technical department. This role reports directly to the Quality Control Manager.




  • To ensure that activities carried out are in accordance with statutory and regulatory requirements and with Company health, safety and environmental policies and procedures
  • To carry out all analysis as required by the department, using all available techniques with particular experience in GC, HPLC
  • To develop new methods and techniques for both existing and new processes
  • To carry out training of other staff where required
  • To carry out where possible any fault-finding with instruments
  • To ensure that all relevant documentation is adhered to
  • To ensure that all maintenance schedules are maintained with the various contract houses
  • To work with Development Chemists on new processes
  • To maintain the COSHH assessments for the department
  • To undertake any training as required by the department




  • 5+ years’ experience
  • GMP experience preferred
  • HNC Chemistry and/or relevant experience of GC/HPLC
  • Must be competent to work unsupervised on any technique
  • Must be a good communicator and capable of dealing with people both on and off site
  • Must demonstrate initiative


Vertellus offers competitive total compensation packages including benefits.


Vertellus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected category.


Vertellus does not charge an application fee and we do not conduct online interviews.