Analytical Technologist

Date Posted: 13 days ago
North East

Job Description

Job Profile Summary

Location: Saltend Chemicals Park, Hull
Closing Date: 19th October 2021
Relocation Available: No

We are delighted to present this fantastic opportunity for an Analytical Technologist to work with us, as part of a multi-disciplinary team that is responsible for fundamental and exploratory studies in chemistry to support bp group operations and to appraise and develop new low carbon technology opportunities for business renewal.

Advanced Bio and Physical Sciences for Low Carbon Energy is a global team with world class laboratory facilities in Hull (UK), San Diego (USA) and Dalian (China). A multi-faceted team with skills and expertise in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, and computational sciences.

Job Advert

The role:
We are delighted to offer this opportunity for an Analytical Technologist to join us at bp’s research and innovation centre in Hull. The Analytical Technologist will be accountable for contributing to the development of an HSSE culture and working across the operations in Hull to improve safety and efficiency, ensuring high quality experimental data is delivered to support our work programmes.

You will plan and execute laboratory analysis to support the team’s research programmes with a particular focus on on-line GC analysis for our high throughput experimentation units. Working with the team’s analytical scientist, you will develop and implement analytical methods. You will coordinate maintenance and modification activities for the team’s analytical instruments and its supporting infrastructure and act as equipment custodian. You may also take on other operational roles as required by the team and will work closely with equipment vendors and the research technologists and chemists.

About you:
You will be qualified to at least ‘A’ Level science or equivalent and with laboratory experience in an analytical role, preferably in a process research environment. You will be skilled in the development of new analytical techniques and methodologies and their deployment in the laboratory and/or pilot plant environment.

In an ideal world, you would hold a degree or equivalent in chemistry, chemical engineering or related subject and the following would be a further bonus:
  • Familiarity with safety systems such as Risk Assessment, COSHH, Management of Change.
  • Working knowledge of chromatography data systems e.g. Agilent OpenLab.
  • Experience of working with third parties to maintain, modify and install analytical instruments in the laboratory or pilot plant environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered.



Innovation & Engineering

Job Family Group

Research & Technology Group

Relocation available


Travel required



United Kingdom

About BP


Join us in creating, growing, and delivering innovation at pace, enabling us to thrive while transitioning to a net zero ‎world. All without compromising our operational risk management.

Working with us, you can do this by:

  • deploying our integrated capability and standards in service of our net zero and ‎safety ambitions
  • driving our digital transformation and pioneering new business models
  • collaborating to deliver competitive customer-focused energy solutions
  • originating, scaling and commercialising innovative ideas, and creating ground-breaking new ‎businesses from them
  • protecting us by assuring management of our greatest physical and digital risks

Because together we are:

  • Originators, builders, guardians and disruptors
  • Engineers, technologists, scientists and entrepreneurs‎
  • Empathetic, curious, creative and inclusive

Experience Level


Related Jobs

Job Detail

  • Job Id
  • Location
    North East
  • Company
  • Type
  • Employment Status
  • Positions
  • Career Level
  • Gender

Contact bp

Sponsored by connects jobseekers and recruiters by accurately matching candidate profiles to the relevant job openings through an advanced 2-way matching technology. While most job portals only focus on getting candidates the next job, Shine focuses on the entire career growth of candidates.

Latest Job