Alfred H Knight International (Knowsley) Independent Commodity Surveyors, Analysts & Consultants AHK has an opportunity for a Graduate Chemist to join our Overseas Technical Team in support of the technical development of AHK’s global analytical services. A key focus of this role is technical development within our Asian client base. Based at our UK Global Headquarters, the role will develop to support, facilitate and manage an effective technical relationship between our strategic UK and China laboratories. Key requirements: - Must hold a Graduate Degree in Analytical Chemistry or a related discipline. Fluent in written and spoken English and Mandarin. A valid UK passport or UK work visa would be beneficial. Able to travel to overseas locations, primarily China for up to 3 - 4 weeks at a time. Able to accurately translate all forms of technical information from Mandarin to English. Able to understand complex analytical chemistry processes and express these in both Mandarin and English. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and general computer skills. Effective interpersonal skills and able to function with minimal supervision. Willing, co-operative and enabling attitude towards technical training and personal development. Experience in a commercial laboratory environment is desirable. Salary for this role will be considered subject to fulfilling the key requirements of the role and will be in line with the existing Graduate programme. Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm with one hour for lunch. Bonus at Christmas usually 2- 4 weeks extra salary. 28 days holidays including bank holidays, increasing by one per year to a maximum of 5. Contributory pension scheme employer 5% employee 4%. Life assurance 4 x annual salary. Free car parking.