Residues Specialist

Residues Specialist

  • Location

    West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Scientific, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive salary

  • Contact:

    Johnathan Miller

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8968

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    As soon as possible

Residues Specialist
West Yorkshire (remote working available)
Competitive salary

We are currently seeking a Residues Specialist to join a Global Chemical CRO based in West Yorkshire. This role will become a key figure in ensuring the safety to operators and consumers following the use of plant protection products and biocides.

Working as part of a team the role requires expertise in the understanding, design and delivery and interpretation of a wide range of residue and chemical data (e.g. analytical methods, crop residue trials and processing and operator exposure studies) to provide inputs to operator and consumer risk assessment positions.

Duties will include;
  • Providing expertise in the design and conduct of a range of residue studies e.g. magnitude of residue, method validation, livestock feeding, crop rotation, storage stability.
  • Identifying, defining and solving key scientific problems, particularly on field trial data, analytical data, chromatography in line with customer an stakeholder requirments.
  • An understanding of current and developing EU regulatory testing guidelines and issues, devising and advocating techno-regulatory strategies to gain and defend product registrations
  • Ensuring the delivery and content of the field and analytical phases of GLP residue studies to meet agreed timelines and quality
  • Participating in a number of key industry projects and on occasion taking a lead on such high profile projects.
To be successful, we believe you will need:

  • Qualified to a minimum of degree level in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Food Science, analytical science, environmental chemistry or agronomy with at least 3 years post academic industry experience
  • An ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritise work effectively
  • Experience of working to tight timelines
  • To be capable of making good technical judgments in a timely manner
  • Strong regulatory knowledge across plant protection products, agrochemicals and biocides
  • An ability to solve difficult and complex technical problems utilising a proactive approach
  • Experience of working within multi-disciplinary project teams and demonstrated project management skills
  • Highly numerate and the candidate would have demonstrated skills in data analysis
To apply please forward your CV to Johnathan Miller at Scantec via johnathanm (at) scantec. co. uk  for immediate consideration.

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