Trainee Bulk Analyst

Franks Portlock is a UKAS accredited, leading asbestos consultancy company, specialising in asbestos and environmental testing, asbestos surveys, and consultancy. We have a decade of experience in asbestos surveying, sample analysis, air testing, four stage clearance testing, and have expanded rapidly over the past few years.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications.

Trainee Bulk Analyst

Due to an exciting time of business development we currently have 2 positions available at Franks Portlock:

  1. Trainee Bulk Analyst to join our Sunderland team
  2. Trainee Bulk Analyst to join our Rosyth team

The role itself

We are seeking candidates for a Trainee Bulk Analyst position, which involves working towards undertaking analysis of materials for the identification of asbestos fibres.

The role offers full inhouse training with the expectation you will progress to a fully qualified Bulk Analyst position, by undertaking the examination required to achieve a P401 qualification.

  • The role will involve:
  • Analysing bulk materials for asbestos content
  • Managing workload throughout the working day
  • Completing internal and external QC
  • Filling in the workbook daily of samples that have been entered and sent out
  • Following technical procedures
  • Managing laboratory workload; including booking samples into the inhouse system
  • Upholding good communication with colleagues

Essential qualifications and experience:

A full UK driving licence

Laboratory experience or knowledge of the asbestos industry would be helpful but not essential

The ability to work towards further qualifications is essential as the role requires you to achieve a P401 qualification (full training will be provided)

Skill Requirements:

As a Trainee Bulk Analyst, you will have…

  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to focus for long periods of time
  • The ability to meet timescales
  • The capacity to avoid being easily distracted
  • The ability to work alone without supervision within a laboratory environment
  • Excellent attention to detail

Apply today by emailing your CV and cover letter to to make sure you don’t miss this great opportunity!

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