Senior Analytical Scientist

Senior Analytical Scientist

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    £34000 - £35500 per annum, Benefits: 15% bonus

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    Johnathan Miller

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    +44 (0)151 666 8925

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    about 1 year ago

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Senior Analytical Scientist
Up to £34 – 35,500 plus a 15% bonus
Based in Liverpool
Pharmaceutical industry

A major multinational expanding pharmaceutical company based in Liverpool is looking to appoint an additional Senior Analytical Scientist.  Experience of HPLC, method validation and leading / and or mentoring more junior members of staff is essential in this role.  Additional experience in SDS-PAGE, Western Blot and ELISA would be highly desirable.  Closing date is the 23rd February so please apply now to be considered!!  Role includes enviable benefits including a paid day off to do Charity work.



  • Performing analytics to support product development and cGMP production activities through all stages of bioprocessing (upstream and downstream).
  • Acting as a technical lead on projects/methods assigned to them including the optimisation and transfer of methods through to routine application either internally or to external partners.
  • Qualification and validation of methods required to support processes into the manufacturing facility.
  • Leading installation and validation of analytical equipment
  • Managing the initiation, investigation and closure of OOS’s, Deviations, Change Controls and CAPAs.
  • Supervising and prioritising the day to day activities of the Analytical Scientists.
  • Managing and co-ordinating projects
  • Representing the organisation at conferences, presentations, external training and client visits
  • Develop an understanding of new technologies used and apply initiative to optimise the current methodologies used.

Qualifications and Experience:



  • BSc science graduate (or equivalent) with biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical experience with at least 3 – 5 years industry experience.
  • Experienced in the analysis of biomolecules.
  • Working knowledge of analytical techniques including but not limited to:
  • Electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, IEF)
  • Chromatography (SE-UPLC, RP-HPLC, AEX, HILIC)
  • Immunoassays (ELISA, Potency, HCP)
  • Experience of performing equipment qualification and test method validation
  • Experience in writing technical protocols, reports and test methods
  • Clear understanding of the science and a passion for keeping abreast and implementing analytical advancements.

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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