Senior Scientist - Method Development HPLC

Job Title: Senior Scientist - Method Development HPLC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Yorkshire, England
Salary: DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J900841_1565348742
Contact Name: Ben George
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2019 12:05

Job Description

Role: Senior Development Scientist - HPLC - GMP

Location: North Yorkshire

Salary: Highly competitive

Russell Taylor Group has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Scientist with a minimum of 3/4 years Lab experience to joining a growing Pharmaceutical contract testing company. If you are looking for a move or progression opportunities, please apply within.


  • Performing Laboratory analyses on customer supplied materials on a day-to-day basis as directed by a team leader or other supervisor.
  • Ensure work areas and equipment are continuously maintained to the highest standard.
  • Use hard-copy and electronic data capture systems within the guidelines of the QMS.
  • Check analytical data and worksheets and notifying their line manager of any discrepancies.
  • Continuously maintain an understanding of the Quality Management System. This includes supporting the company's policy of continuous quality improvement throughout the workplace.
  • Produce draft quality system documentation as directed by the Management team.
  • Monitor and notify their line manager of any chemical, equipment, glassware and consumable requirements deemed necessary to ensure minimum disruption to the laboratory operations.
  • Support the training and development of colleagues as directed by the Management team.
  • Perform other duties as and when required by the company and act always in the best interest of the company.


  • Preferred graduate of Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry related subject.
  • Good technical problem-solving skills.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good verbal reasoning and negotiating skills.
  • Good IT skills including working knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  • Results driven, customer focused and commercially astute.
  • Several years' hands on experience of chromatography, theory and practise.
  • Several years' experience in a regulated lab and working within a QMS.
  • Experience of equipment maintenance.
  • Experience of performing failure investigations and RCA under the review of a more senior member of the department or Quality.
  • Limited experience of TMD and TMV and equipment.
  • Several years' experience of data verification and reporting under the supervision of senior departmental members.
  • Experience of training and developing others in routine laboratory techniques performed as part of their day to day role.
  • Experience of lab stock control and ordering materials / consumables would be advantageous but not essential.

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