Senior Analytical Scientist Meth. Dev.- Nottingham

CK Group (Science, Clinical, IT and Engineers)
£25000 - £30000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sam Stewart is recruiting for two Senior Analytical Scientists to join a large UK based Pharmaceutical and Consumer Goods Manufacturer. This company has a portfolio of over 750 Over-the-Counter medicines, medical devices, biocides, cosmetics and nutritional supplements. This is an exciting time for the company as they are expanding their team to support their ambitious new product development pipeline.

The role will primarily be focused on method development and validation of new products and degradation products. One position will be offered as an on-going rolling contract with the other role being a maternity cover position lasting up to 12 months.

Job Summary:
· Performing a variety of chemical/physical tests on pharmaceutical products to GLWP.
· Approval of analytical results
· Interpretation of stability data including complex degradation profiles
· Trouble shooting instrumentation issues.
· Lead / support testing and product investigations.
· Supporting compliance activities.
· Communicating with cross-functional teams.
· Writing validation reports and protocols

As a Senior Analytical Scientist, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
· Demonstrable experience in HPLC preferably in a GMP/GLP environment.
· Experience in dissolution is desirable.
· Experience in developing and validating analytical methods including degradation products.
· Degree or equivalent scientific qualification.
· A keen eye for detail and ability to work on own initiative.
· Good communication skills, written and oral.
· Good computer literacy.
· Ability to work alone and as part of a team in a busy environment.

The company offers some of the following benefits:
- Competitive salary
- The ability to work flexible hours round core business hours
- The company offers a supportive environment where you are able to build your skills and expertise in order to take ownership of your own development and progression.

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference SH39655 in all correspondence