Specialist/ Technical Chemist - Organic/GC MS/ HPLC

Job Title: Specialist/ Technical Chemist - Organic/GC MS/ HPLC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £0.00 - £28000 per annum
Reference: J913298_1650470037
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 20, 2022 16:53

Job Description

Specialist/ Technical Chemist - Organic/GC MS/ HPLC

Location: Cambridge area

Type: Permanent

Hours: Days: Monday - Friday

Salary: £28,000

Our client, part of a global testing organisation, are looking to expand their technical team and hire a new Organic Technical Specialist who will play a key role in developing, optimising and validating new test methods.

The Role:

Research and develop any new and diverse organic analytical techniques as required by the client and business (mainly HPLC, GC - MS based).

Investigate and conduct non routine methodology and data generation as required by client and business

Assist in investigations, review and presentation of resource developments that would improve analytical methodology

Contribute to development, compilation and presentation of method validation packages in line with accreditation requirements.

Support organics department in areas requiring advanced expertise in analytical chemistry

Assist quality team in scheduled audits

Respond to client queries in a prompt and professional manner, either directly, or in support of other colleagues

Develop and implement business improvement ideas, across all areas of the organics lab, which will enhance instrument availability, reduce the amount of re-work and the number of customer queries, and improve the quality of our analytical capabilities, and the service our clients receive

Support the sales and marketing team on technical matters, and assist wherever possible in winning new clients, and smoothly onboarding them

Assist in the future planning for the organics lab, including capacity assessments, choice of new instruments, the purchasing of consumables, etc.

The Person:

Will hold a Degree in a relevant Science based discipline

Significant experience in a UKAS 17025 setting working with GC - MS/ GC - FID, GC MS/MS/MS and HPLC - will have extensive troubleshooting experience

The ideal candidate will have method validation/ development experience but not essential

Will have strong interpersonal skills and able to interact with Customers and Stakeholders within the business.

Be an effective communicator.

Have strong written/ report writing skills.

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