Senior Analytical Chemist LCMS and GCMS in Gloucestershire

To undertake high quality technical work for the flavour and taint group; to perform method development and bespoke analysis using mass spectrometry techniques (e.g. LC/MS/MS and GC/MS/MS)


To execute technical contract and research work for the flavour and taint group, primarily volatile profiling, including samples receipt, analysis, use of advanced analytical instrumentation, interpretation of results and reporting of scientific work to clients

Design and develop new and bespoke methodology using LC/MS/MS and GC/MS/MS for the analysis of trace components/contaminants in food and drink

Supervision and training of junior analysts as required

To perform routine assays using LC/MS/MS and GC/MS/MS as required

Responding to client enquiries



Degree or equivalent experience in the field of analytical science

Competence in the operation and maintenance of mass spectrometry equipment

Experience using Microsoft packages - word/excel/outlook/PowerPoint

Experience working within an accreditation scheme

Ability to manage a small team

Flexibility to work on many tasks and manage priorities

Ability to negotiate with potential customers and develop new business

Proven effectiveness in managing timely and cost-effective delivery of technical services/research outputs.




Near Evesham


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