(Senior) Analyst

Job Title: (Senior) Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canterbury
Science and Engineering
Salary: £29700 - £33900 per annum, Benefits: £30K – £34K (dependent upon experience) + Share Incentives + Bonus + 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
Start Date: 2021-11-22
REF: AH041
Contact Name: Amy Hallworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

QC Analyst (AH041)

Location: Canterbury, Kent

£30K – £34K (dependent upon experience) + Share Incentives + Bonus + 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

The Company:

Our client is an incredibly successful contract research organisation (CRO) based near Canterbury who develop and manufacture a huge range of products, spanning from additives to petrochemicals to APIs. Part of a bigger group, they are a global business who operate in many countries and, as such, are incredibly well respected in their sector.

A multi-million pound turnover business with multiple sites across the UK and internationally, they are now looking to recruit a Senior Analyst into the team to support projects across both the GLP contract research and GMP API manufacturing facilities.

There are clear, defined progression paths for Senior Analysts in this company with opportunities to move into management opportunities – with >50% of their Senior Managers coming from internal promotions!

The Role:

As a Senior Analyst, you will be responsible for:

• Developing new, optimising existing and validating chromatographic methods
• Changing columns or troubleshooting the HPLC instrumentation to clear blockages etc
• Interpreting HPLC chromatograms to identify any issues, and ascertaining where the error lies to remedy the issue
• Performing quality control testing of a variety of raw materials, chemical intermediates and finished products
• Using a wide range of testing techniques including HPLC, UPLC, NMR, GC and wet chemistry
• Ensuring that strict cGMP/GLP compliance is adhered to in the laboratory
• Completing analytical reports and other subsequent documentation.

The Person:

To be considered for this role, candidates will be degree-level qualified in Chemistry or a closely related subject, with proven analytical experience in a cGMP regulated environment.

You must possess significant experience in method development/optimisation and troubleshooting issues with HPLC instrumentation.

You must be self-motivated and highly organised to manage multiple projects, with a keen desire to obtain a role in a leading specialist organisation.

Keywords: Method Development, Developing Methods, Method Optimisation, Optimising Methods, Method Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting Methods, Method Validation, Validating Methods, API, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, Raw Materials, Chemical Intermediates, Finished Products, UPLC, HPLC, GC-MS, HPLC Troubleshooting, Chromatogram Analysis, GMP, GLP, Senior Analyst, Senior Analytical Chemist, QC, Quality Control, Chemist, QC Analyst, QC Chemist, Pharmaceuticals.