Principal Scientist - Analytical Testing

Job Title: Principal Scientist - Analytical Testing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lancashire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J897736_1543923587
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 04, 2018 11:39

Job Description

Principal Scientist - Analytical Testing



£ Competitive

Our Client, a major - multi sited testing company are looking to recruit for an experienced Principle Scientist who will work at their brand new testing facility as a vital part of the analysis team.

Reporting to the Managing Principal Scientist the Principal Scientist will be an accountable scientific consultant within the Regulatory Science team.

About the role:

  • Provide scientific consultancy to support commercial marketing activities - including product strategy, product pricing and product promotional activities.
  • Write scientific publications / speak at events on specific areas of scientific expertise aligned with marketing activities.
  • Provide scientific consultancy to support commercial sales activities to win new clients - including input into commercial proposals, acting as the technical SME on sales calls, presenting to clients during visits.
  • Write Technical / Project Synopses and work instructions.
  • Take responsibility as primary Technical / Scientific Relationship Manager for portfolio of key clients. As the SME, you would be the fountain of all regulator science knowledge when communicating with the client / stakeholders.
  • Take responsibility for self-teaching in this ENDS emerging markets and driving a rapid learning culture.
  • Communicate validated-learning to help develop other team members and support commercial activities.
  • Take responsibility for Project Managing the regulatory science aspects of client projects (e.g. managing the analytical activities required for an ENDS PMTA).
  • Create sampling and testing strategy and plans for ENDS regulatory projects (e.g. FDA PMTA, MHRA MAA)
  • Take accountability for executing analytical plans to agreed budgets and deadlines to ensure overall project goals are achieved - this will include method development and method validation activities.
  • Take accountability for analysing and validating scientific data, interpreting and communicating hypotheses effectively through written and verbal communications.
  • Lease with internal laboratory operations and R&D scientists to schedule testing slots to meet project / client deadlines.

About you:

  • Minimum Degree in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry related subject (PhD is highly desirable).
  • Experience with Mass Spec instrumentation, GCMS, LCMS, HPLC and other Wet Chemistry techniques is essential.
  • Experience (3+ years) of working in a regulated science (ISO 17025) and/or research analytical laboratory environment.
  • Experience of analytical method development and validation in appropriate techniques.
  • Proven project management skills.

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