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Company: Hobson Prior
Location: Essex
Reference: CWi477196
Closing Date: 01 Apr 18
Type: Contract
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Dependent on Experience

Job Summary:

This shift based role (two weeks on, two weeks off) will be based onboard a comfortable vessel previously used to support the oil industry.


Job Purpose:

  • Working on a unique boat based water purification system which removes medicinal compounds from the treatment water used to combat disease threats in aquaculture.
  • Our new vessel will be operational in Norway throughout 2018 and requires a technically proficient team to operate and monitor our purification system, as well as record outputs in line with our regulatory guidelines.
  • This shift based role (two weeks on, two weeks off) will be based onboard a comfortable vessel previously used to support the oil industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and perform the analytical requirements of our new product launch in Norway alongside the team 
  • Work with the team with the aim of developing an automated monitoring system for medicines in water treatment

Qualifications and experience:

  • Degree in Chemistry or equivalent experience
  • Extensive HPLC experience, operational and method development
  • Formulation and delivery experience

Personal attributes/characteristics:

  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Strong decision maker, ability to work well under pressure and act in the best interests of the project
  • Strong record keeping ability
  • Self-starter, able to spot problems before they arise and work with a team to solve them
  • A tolerant, team player capable of spending prolonged periods of time with their team
  • Self-motivated and autonomous with effective time management abilities


  • Based at sea on a 2 week on, 2 week off rota.
  • This vessel will be based in Norway in the first instance, with opportunity for global travel as the project advances.


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Contact Information:

Address:  Hobson Prior International Ltd
Wellington Gate
7-9 Church Rd.
Tunbridge Wells
Tel:  01892 612 612
Fax:  01892 612 613
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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