Specialist/ Technical Chemist - Organic/GC MS/ HPLC
Location: Cambridge area
Hours: Days: Monday - Friday
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.
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.
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.