Analytical Chemistry Supervisor (Wine Analysis)

£33,000 - £45,000pa

Guildford, Surrey

Analytical Services

We offer commercial analytical lab chemistry testing for food and drink, including: nutritional and health, microscopy, biochemistry, allergens, chromatography,  packaging, cereals and ingredients, and wines and spirits

Wine and Spirits Analysis

Do you have a passion for science and Wines & Spirits? Campden BRI's are the UK's leading centre for wines & brewing- covering all matters related to beer, wine and spirit development, production, and analysis.

Our lab is based in Guildford, Surrey and our growing team offer wine consultancy services to the UK & Global wine industries (winemakers, wineries, wine importers and retailers) including:
  • Wine analysis
  • Bespoke analysis methods
  • Pre and post bottling packages
  • Comprehensive taint investigation service
  • Wine consultancy


  • Primarily involved with the analysis of wine & spirits (and other matrices as required) but can extend to other method of analysis
  • To supervise the operation of the W&S group, including but not limited to client contact, resources, training, developing new/improved techniques, validating methods, reporting and technical excellence. (40%)
  • Routine analysis of wine & spirits and associated materials using instrumental methods.(45%)
  • Dealing with non-routine enquiries and requested for bespoke analysis for member and non-member companies (10%)
  • Basic calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment (5%)
  • Comply with all relevant policies, procedures and instructions – including healthand safety requirements.


  • Degree, MCHEM or equivalent experience in the field of analytical science
  • Extensive experience working in ISO17025 laboratory environment, at least 5 years of which must be in an analytical chemistry food/beverage laboratory.
  • Competence in the operation and maintenance of analytical equipment including HPLC and GC
  • Interpretation of data and reporting scientific results
  • Ability to manage a small team and train junior staff
  • Flexibility to work on many tasks and manage priorities
  • Ability to negotiate with potential customers and develop new business
  • Proven effectiveness in managing timely and cost-effective delivery of technical services

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