Analytical Development Scientist

Analytical Development Scientist

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    Scientific, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

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  • Salary:

    £30,000 to £34,000

  • Contact:

    Johnathan Miller

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8968

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Analytical Development Scientist
£30,000 – £34,000 plus 10% bonus
Pharmaceutical Industry
Oxfordshire, Oxford, Reading, Bicester, Thatcham, Berkshire

A leading Pharmaceutical manufacturing company based in Oxfordshire is currently recruiting for an additional Analytical Development Scientist with a focus on method development and validation to join the business on a permanent basis as part ambitious growth plans.  

Salary will depend on experience.  A generous relocation package is also on offer for the successful candidates if needed.  Benefits include Private Medical insurance, up to 10% pension, free parking, cycle to work scheme.


The successful candidates as past of the Analytical Development Laboratory 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.  Once the methods have been developed the successful candidates will then be responsible for the method transfer of those methods to the company’s manufacturing facility for the QC department to then implement within their daily testing of the new products.  Working alongside the formulation development teams on client projects.

  • Perform method development and method validation
  • Analyse samples, using appropriate methods – main test method is HPLC, to the required standards producing high quality data.
  • Ensure that equipment/instrumentation is calibrated and maintained and that laboratory records/ documentation complies with cGMP.
  • Plan own work on a daily basis to maximise efficiency.
  • Depending on level of experience become lead analyst for a project – working independently to ensure all time lines are met and that line management are kept fully briefed.
  • Show capability of learning / understanding pharmaceutical knowledge and applying or remembering for future use.
  • Depending on level of experience and role offered be capable of supervising other members of staff when needed
  • BSc with 2 years experience minimum or HND / HNC with 4-5 years experience minimum depending on level of role
  • Experience of working within a GMP Pharmaceutical environment
  • Experience in HPLC is essential
  • Experience of method development and method validation
For further details and to apply please contact Johnathan Miller at Scantec on 0151._ 666._ 8925 and johnathanm (at) scantec. co. uk

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