Analytical Chemist

Job Title: Analytical Chemist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicestershire, England
Salary: Up to £12.00 per hour
Start Date: April 2018
Reference: 71309-PHARM-JHY_1521628075
Contact Name: James Harvey
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 21, 2018 10:27

Job Description

Job title: Analytical Chemist
Job type: Initial 12 month temporary contract + potential extensions
Location: Leicestershire, East Midlands, UK
Salary: £12.00 - 12.00/hour


- My client is a global technology firm with a successful and highly-regarded
healthcare division
- They are looking to add to their team a motivated and experienced Analytical
Scientist with experience of inhalation product testing and good knowledge of
analytical techniques including HPLC, GC and IR

Day to day:

- The department primarily works on Metered dose Inhalers and provides support to
all other functions within the R&D Organisation
- This particular role will involve testing of drug products from early Feasibility
studies through to supporting activities associated with registration stability
and full development, in line with the site procedures

Key responsibilities:

- Generate, record and report analytical data in line with departmental procedures
- Complete work and documentation to standards of compliance designated by external
Regulatory bodies and internal Company procedures
- Investigate atypical results using basic problem solving techniques
- Suggest improvements and generate ideas

Key Skills & Experience

- Experience in inhalation product testing (IPT) in a pharmaceutical environment
- Experience in Method Development / Validation would be preferable but not
- Good understanding of GMP
- Knowledge of Analytical Chemistry and its practical application in a non-academic
- Working knowledge of analytical instrumentation, preferably HPLC, GC, IR, UPLC
and UV
- Understanding of basic statistics
- Computer literate, familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel
- Good communication skills
- Good organisational, interpersonal, and time management skills


- A Science degree with practical laboratory elements (or equivalent) is desirable,
preferably Analytical testing of metered dose Inhalers, but not essential, as
full training would be given

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