Senior Analytical Chemist - Gas Chromatography £35K, Reading

Job Ref: J30106
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 18 April 2019
  • Reading, Berkshire, England, UK Reading Berkshire UK RG6 6LA
  • Competitive
  • Simi Kumar
  • 0121 728 8453

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Senior Analytical Chemist - Gas ChromatographyLocation:Reading Permanent role, excellent salary An exciting position has arisen for an analytical chemist experienced in the analysis of drug products and raw materials by Gas Chromatography (GC), to work at our clients Reading office. Key Responsibilities:*Provide technical direction within own area of expertise (GC) within the team whilst independently performing a range of GMP analyses by GC including method development / optimization and validation.*Provide high quality customer service at all times by ensuring effective organisation of assigned workload, integrity of analytical data and timely/accurate provision of results.*Perform data checking for other members of the team, providing interpretation of results for routine and verification testing, generating certificates of analysis or external interpretive reports.*Provide training and coach junior team members in routine activities following client methods and support the interpretation of the resultant data.*Liaise with clients, business development and line management to ensure effective communication of project proposals and results.*Write and approve SOPs and test methods.*Take responsibility for specific project management and/or specific areas of general laboratory/sample administration and assignment of housekeeping tasks as required.*Work to the highest standards of safety and quality by ensuring that appropriate COSHHs, risk assessments and SOPs are understood and followed. Essential:*Bachelor Degree or higher within a relevant Chemistry discipline and/or equivalent laboratory experience.*Considerable practical laboratory experience, ideally within a contract research organization or pharmaceutical laboratory, specifically in the analysis of drug products and raw materials.*Possesses hands on day to day Gas chromatography analytical experience with proven ability to undertake method development / optimisation / validation / transfer and be able to troubleshoot when required.*Previous experience of working within a regulated environment, ideally adhering to GMP or UKAS standards.If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. For more details regarding this position please call Simi Kumar on 0121 728 8453 or email at

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