LC-MS Senior Analyst

Senior Analyst (LC-MS)Do you hold strong experience working with LC-MS, covering all stages of Method Development along with analysis, and routine maintenance and troubleshooting? Are you able to think on your feet and development new methods for a range of new sample types?My Hertfordshire based client is a leader in the analytical testing of a range of sample types covering Energy, Water, Food and Beverage. As my client continues to grow, they are now seeking a Senior Scientist (LC-MS) to join their trace organic chemistry laboratory supporting both internal and external clients in Analytical Testing services.The main responsibilities of the Senior Analyst role will be:* Application of advanced analytical skills within sample analysis and implementation of assigned projects.* Full LC-MS method development; covering full method development in trace or ultra-trace level from start to finish.* Operation of LC-MS, LC-MS/MS and HPLC instruments.* Performance of routine LC-MS maintenance and troubleshooting.* Leading a team of scientists, ensuring the delivery of projects to tight deadlines.* Reviewing technical data where necessary.* Mentoring and training of junior staff when required.To be considered for the Senior Scientist (LC-MS) role, candidates will have:* Bachelor's degree Chemistry or closely related subject (2.1 minimum) or equivalent industrial experience.* Strong industry based experience in an accredited Analytical Testing Laboratory.* Strong LC-MS experience with experience of HPLC and LC-MS/MS.* Strong experience with examples of taking new methods through development (Essential from start/initial development through to completion)* Experience in sample preparation Liquid:Liquid Extraction and Solid Phase Extraction.* Use of Agilent 6495 LCQQQ instruments (desirable).* Experience in routine LC-MS maintenance and troubleshooting.Candidates with experience in an environmental testing laboratory and related methods will be at an additional advantage.This role offers a salary based on experience for candidates suitable for a Senior Analyst level role plus additional benefits.If this role is of interest please apply online or for more information contact Amie Regan on amie.regan@srg.co.uk or 01223 394235.

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