Positions available within the UK

Spares and Consumables Co-ordinator

P S Analytical (PSA) is small dynamic laboratory and process control equipment manufacturer established in 1983 and specialising in the measurement of trace elements.  We require a dynamic person to coordinate the supply and dispatch of spare parts and consumables to worldwide users of our instrumentation from our facility in Orpington, Kent.

The successful candidate will be a self motivated, enthusiastic, computer literate team player and preferably have previous experience in this role.  A full clean driving licence would be an advantage but is not essential.

PSA offer salaries commensurate with the role and experience of staff plus an incentive bonus scheme; this could provide a starting salary in the region of £10-15k for a suitable candidate.

To apply, send your application and CV to Helen Evans at the address below or by email to  The closing date for applications is Friday 23 December 2016.

Keywords: Dispatch, Shipping, Spares, Consumables and Stock Control


P S Analytical (PSA) is a family owned business working in the area of analytical instrumentation for environmental monitoring. The company has a worldwide reputation in the measurement of mercury, arsenic, antimony and selenium at the ultra trace levels. We provide laboratory and process instrumentation worldwide.

The strength of the company is in its commitment to research and development and training. We have recruited students for training in analytical chemistry and information technology for many years and this has also been a valuable recruiting mechanism for PSA.

The chosen student will work in our research and development team with the basic job description as below.

PSA industrial placement students are always able to better their degree by this experience and several have attained 1st class honours in their final year. Students are also encouraged to work on their final year project at PSA.

Job Description

Job Title: Laboratory Technician (Industrial Placement Student) 2017-2018

Responsible to: Quality Control Manager/Research and Technical Support Manager

Based at: P S Analytical, Orpington, UK

Job Purpose Summary: To perform quality control testing of PSA products and to assist with the analysis and preparation of samples, standards and chemical reagents.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Perform analytical performance testing on all PSA products.
2. Prepare chemical reagents, standards and samples for general laboratory use.
3. Communicate and document quality control issues on the component and manufacturing level to line manager, suggest and implement improvements.
4. Clean and prepare glassware for trace metal analysis.
5. Provide quality control testing records to monitor performance trends.
6. Provide technical support to all departments within PSA, distributors and customer cliental.
7. Assist in the maintenance of PSA equipment and maintain a clean area of work within the laboratory.
8. Analyse samples for potential sales and consultancy.
9. Demonstrate products and applications to assist sales department.
10. Document all scientific findings and produce in house and customer reports.
11. Provide training to PSA staff and its customers.
12. Attend laboratory, production and quality control meetings.
13. Attend training courses to develop relevant knowledge and skills.
14. Adhere to the Health and Safety Policies of PSA and customer site.
15. Adhere to ISO 9001 Quality Management System.

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P S Analytical is an equal opportunities employer

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Positions available within the US

There are no positions currently available in our US office. However, if you are interested in a career with PSA please send us your CV for our records.

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Thank you for your interest.