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Analytical Development Chemist in Bedfordshire
Analytical Development Chemist
Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company developing a range of skin care treatments including lotions, creams and ointments. Due to continued expansion they are seeking an Analytical Development Chemist to join their busy analytical team.
This role will involve the development and early stage validation of new and existing methods in accordance with current GxP guidelines, using analytical techniques such as HPLC, GC, TLC and titration. The role will involve the writing of protocols, reports and SOPs. There will also be an element of equipment troubleshooting and maintenance required as well as transfer of validated methods to other analytical areas.
Degree or higher in Chemistry with strong Analytical Chemistry focus.
2 to 5 years of relevant experience in Analytical Chemistry within the pharmaceutical sector.
Experience in developing and validating analytical methods, with a good, practical knowledge of HPLC and/or GC analytical methods.
Background of working in a GMP / GLP environment within the pharmaceutical industry.
Experience in the techniques of TLC and titrimetric analysis and experience of equipment troubleshooting and maintenance would be beneficial.
Knowledge of computer software packages, such as chromatography data systems, LIMS and Excel, for the collection, processing and reporting of data.
Excellent communication skills.