Position title
Senior Technical Specialist - Analytical Services

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Analyst or Chemist with the ambition, backed by a proven track record, to transition to a department leadership role.  The successful candidate will join a dynamic and motivated group of departmental technical leaders in charge of day-to-day operations, resources, and analytical business with a team of dedicated scientists.

Applicants are required to demonstrate at least 5 years’ experience in an analytical setting, proven track record of managing, developing, and mentoring people and delivering high quality results to deadlines.

Principal Duties
  • Direct Involvement in Laboratory Activities
  • Technical leadership of work throughput and delivery to promise
  • Resource Management
  • Staff Management/Mentoring
  • Budget Management
Skills & Experience
  • Experienced senior analyst or senior chemist with a breadth of analytical experience including:                GC, HPLC, ICP, SEM-EDX, IR, UV-VIS, Solid Phase Extraction, and assay
  • Ability to provide technical direction to support training, review of data, and reports
  • Technical customer interaction, delivering high quality reports and presentations
  • Knowledgeable in working to the highest standards of Quality, Lab Practice and Health and Safety
  • Previous experience in water analysis for low level impurities including polymers and other chemicals
  • Previous experience in production chemistry, inorganic scales, polymer coatings or corrosion
  • Financial awareness and business acumen
  • Team building and management including coaching, mentoring and development
  • Experienced at successfully managing priorities and financial targets to tight deadlines
Personal Qualities
  • Assertive, self-motivated, enthusiastic leader who exhibits initiative and attention to detail
  • Effective communicator
  • A logical thinker, ability to assess risks, develop strategies, make decisions and execute tasks
  • Ability to inform, drive and support organisational change and continual improvement
  • Good organisational and time management skills with the drive to succeed in your area of expertise
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks that require collaboration across different Laboratory departments and other functional areas
The Company

Scaled Solutions Ltd is based in Livingston, Scotland, with an international presence in the Middle East, USA and Malaysia.  We are an independent global chemical testing laboratory and Consultancy specialising in the qualification of production chemicals, drilling & completion fluids, green technologies and other production flow assurance support services for the world’s largest oil and gas, utilities and environmental operators.  The services are provided from our Livingston Head Office/Labs as well as from our other international facilities.

The company is internationally recognised in its field and provides a broad range of independent services and innovative solutions in: chemical/fluid qualification; formation damage and reservoir simulation projects; contract laboratory based R+D projects; specialised equipment manufacture and specialised production chemistry consultancy services & training courses.

Application details


To apply for this role, or to find out more about the duties and responsibilities, please send your CV to hrteam@scaledsolutions.com

Closing Date


The closing date for applications is 10am on Tuesday 17th January 2023.

Employment Type
Job Location
6 Nettlehill Road, Houstoun Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5DL, UK
Date posted
5th January 2023
Valid through
17th January 2023
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