Job Ref: J23243
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 23 August 2017
  • Greater Manchester, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Jude Madathilethu
  • 0161 868 2212

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An exciting opportunity for an experienced Analytical Chemist to join a growing Contract Testing Organisation based in Manchester.

Job Title: Analytical Chemist

Duration: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Location: Greater Manchester

SRG are working with a growing Contract Testing Organisation in the Greater Manchester area who are looking to recruit an experienced Analytical Chemist to join their analytical team. Providing testing services for the pharmaceutical industries, the company are now experiencing significant growth following continued success.


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Analyst to contribute to the services to large and reputable pharmaceutical clients. As the company continues to grow, there will be opportunities for advancement to increase exposure to clients or lead client projects.

The role:

  • The purpose of the Chemist is to conduct analytical testing of raw materials and finished products following Pharmacopeia methods and internal SOPs.
  • Work to GMP and Health and Safety requirements.
  • Registering samples, reviewing paperwork and working with accordance to strict SOPs.
  • Review and approval of peer data and producing reports as required.
  • Leading client analytical projects (dependant on experience).


  • Significant experience of working with raw materials.
  • Strong knowledge of HPLC, GC and wet chemistry techniques including titrations.
  • Previous experience working in a GMP regulated environment
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

The successful Analytical Chemist will be degree qualified or equivalent in chemistry / analytical sciences or a related subject or equivalent and must have appropriate skills together with underpinning knowledge. Previous experience of working in a contract testing GMP regulated environment will be highly advantageous.

SRG are the UK number 1 recruitment company specialising in the science, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, renewable, biotech, chemicals and medical devices sectors.As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Jenni Bates at . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Jenni on 0161 868 2222.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.


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The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.