Senior Analytical Chemist

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    Pharmaceutical, Analytical Chemistry

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  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £33,000

  • Contact:

    Peter Rowland

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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Senior Analytical Chemist opportunity for a Pharmaceutical manufacturing company in Berkshire.


The company manufacture pharmaceuticals for clients from all around the world. Now in their new facility they are looking to recruit a Senior Analytical Chemist for their state of art Laboratory.


The role:

Reporting directly to the Lab Manager you will take the lead on QC analytical testing, supporting tech transfers, method validation and equipment qualification & calibration. As a Senior you will support the training and coaching of new staff and ensure that all work is carried out to GMP standards.


Duties include:


  • Oversee and carryout Quality Control analysis on raw materials and finished products using a range of analytical techniques such as HPLC, FTIR, UV-Vis, GC and Dissolution.
  • Troubleshoot analytical methods and equipment.
  • Support analytical method transfer, development and validation.
  • Review and check analytical data against product and QC specifications.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the stability program.
  • Write, review and implement SOP’s, new methods, protocols and reports.
  • Lead investigations into out of specification (OOS) and deviations.



To be Successful:

You will be degree qualified in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry and have experience in analytical techniques including HPLC, UV and FTIR within a GMP Pharmaceutical environment.

Ideal candidates will have experience in troubleshooting analytical methods and equipment and have an in-depth knowledge of ICH guidelines and BP/EP/USP methods.

An understanding of MHRA and FDA guidelines are highly desirable.



In return:

The company offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. There are opportunities for further development and career progression within this rapidly growing company.





Key words: Analytical Chemist, QC, Quality control, HPLC, GC, QC Analyst, GMP, GLP, Pharmaceutical, laboratory, Senior Analyst.