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Senior Analytical Chemist

Silver Stone Search & Selection Ltd
£30,000- £40,000 DOE
Closing date
18 Mar 2019
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Are you and science led, results driven experienced analytical chemist? Do you have a good basis in method development of analytical platforms such as GC-MS or GC? This role is a great opportunity to join my client as they expand their laboratory team due to a really impressive period of business growth. Working on behalf of a variety of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies providing them with support or their research and innovation.

Duties include:
  • Assist with technical aspects for client proposals for method development, transfers and validation protocols. 
  • Provide training and supervise junior staff
  • Independently perform a range of routine and investigative analysis using GC-MS and provide interpretation of results
  • Provide technical direction within own area of expertise within the team whilst independently performing a range of GMP analyses by GC including method development and validation
  • Independently perform a range of analyses using wet chemistry techniques
  • Checking data and provide interpretation of results for routine testing.
  • Generate certificate of analysis or external interpretive reports.
  • Take responsibility for elements of specific projects of general laboratory/sample administration
  • Provide high quality customer service at all times
Qualifications/ Experience:
  • Enthusiasm for science
  • Degree/PhD qualified with experience in a chemistry, pharmacy or science discipline.
  • Extensive knowledge / experience working within an laboratory, ideally within a contract research organisation or pharmaceutical environment. 
  • Extensive experience/ knowledge of Wet chemistry including titration, GC and GC-MS
  • Self-motivated, organised, honest, hardworking and able to work efficiently in a team, enthusiastic and quick to learn,
  • Able to work with different stakeholders and to act as a mentor to the junior scientific team
  • Experience of method development 

My client offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package. There are opportunities for further development and career progression within this rapidly growing company.


Silver Stone Search & Selection is an innovative and professional recruitment business which provides a tailored resourcing service to both clients and candidates. Operating primarily in Food, FMCG, Consumer goods, Retail and Pharmaceutical sectors we have over 20 years recruitment experience in commercial and operational disciplines across middle to senior management.

We take the time to understand people’s individual requirements and listen to what they want rather than assuming we already know. Our industry specific experience and use of recruitment best practice enables us to qualify candidates’ experiences as well as grasp our clients’ cultural requirements.

We have a consultative style and believe in a transparent recruitment process. We have worked hard to develop our sector knowledge and we work harder to maintain it in order that we can build strong rapport with clients and candidates alike. It is this knowledge and rapport that enables us to understand your needs and exceed your expectations whether you are a candidate or a client. Our knowledge gives us the ability to match clients and candidates cultural similarities which is at the centre of our success.

Find Us
08448 550000
1-2 House View
Baynards Green
OX27 7SG
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