Analytical Chemist

Analytical Chemist

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    £22000 - £30000 per annum

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    Darren Loyden

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    +44 (0)151 666 8956

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    8 months ago

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Analytical Chemist (12 month Fixed term contract)
£22,000 – £30,000 plus 5% bonus
Pharmaceutical Industry
Oxfordshire, Oxford, Reading, Bicester, Thatcham, Berkshire

A leading Pharmaceutical manufacturing company is currently recruiting for an Analytical Chemist to join the business on an initial 12 month fixed term contract basis. Due to a number of projects there is additional support required in the team and there is a high likelihood that the Analytical Chemist role will go permanent in line with expected growth.


As a key member of the Analytical team, the successful candidate will support the other sections of the Pharmaceutical Development services in the completion of development activities and/ or stability testing, as agreed with the client and in line with business needs.

  • Managing and performing all bulk solution preparation for the lab, updating the procedures to make this an independent role that does not require input from Leaders for the planning.
  • Comply with GMP requirements and company rules, policies and procedures.
  • Working with the Equipment Scientist to ensure all equipment is suitable for use
  • Managing all stability pulls, and set downs and associated documentation and working to improve the process.
  • Working with management to introduce efficiencies into Analytical department.
  • Managing all the Reference Standards and associated documentation.
  • Managing all retained samples and associated documentation.
  • Method development, Validation and transfer duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • BSc with 1 years experience minimum or HND / HNC with 3-4 years experience minimum.
  • Experience of working within a GMP Pharmaceutical environment.
  • Experience in HPLC is essential.

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