Principal Analytical Chemist

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    Pharmaceutical, Analytical Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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    over 4 years ago

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Rowland Talent Solutions currently has an opportunity for a Principal Analytical Chemist with extensive Gas Chromatography (GC) experience.

My client, a Pharmaceutical company in the North West is looking to add a Technical Leader in GC to their growing team. This is a senior lead position in the laboratory and requires someone with extensive experience in GC.


Duties include:

  • Troubleshooting GC methods and instrumentation, including headspace, FID, GCMS, ECD.
  • Develop and validate analytical methods from scratch.
  • Develop tests and methods to conduct studies for residual solvents, trace analysis, excipients, unknowns, assays and characterisation analysis.
  • Liaise with customers offering advice and technical solutions to their problems.
  • Support, mentor and train analytical chemists.


Ideal candidates will be degree or PhD qualified in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry and have a high level of expertise in GC analysis. You will have experience in method development and method validation, along with wide-ranging troubleshooting experience. Ideally you will have worked in a GLP or GMP environment, or other highly regulated laboratories (UKAS/ ISO 17025).


To apply or find out further information on this role please send your CV to Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions.



Key words: Analytical, Method Development, Validation, GC, Chromatography, GC-MS, GC/MS, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, GLP, GMP, GXP, residue