Senior Analytical Chemist - Process Analytical Technology

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Redcar and Cleveland
£35000 - £45000/annum Competitive Salary Package
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Analytical Chemist
Our client is a leading organisation that works with industry partners to help develop new processes in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, chemical and oil & gas sectors. They are seeking a qualified and experienced Analytical Chemist to join their Process Analytical Technology Team for Biotechnology and Biorefining. This is a management position with responsibility for up to 5 staff.

Coordinate and deliver the analytical requirements of different projects, highlighting the resources required to deliver analytical outputs and provide input at project scoping stage to ensure analytical requirements are accurately costed.
Manage and mentor staff working directly in the area, providing technical leadership, direction and continuous development opportunities.
Understand the state-of-the-art tools and knowledge in the application of analytical science in the Industrial Biotechnology and Biorefining sectors.
Demonstrate scientific leadership ensuring the capabilities and skills required to deliver the analytical needs of the business are in place and to make recommendations where skills and equipment gaps exist.
Work closely with business development, project management and project delivery teams in order to understand, interpret and effectively communicate customer needs.


Degree and ideally PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry or related analytical science, ideally with post-doc research experience in analytical chemistry.
Relevant industry experience in process chemistry or biotechnology environment.
Hands-on experience with a wide range of techniques including HPLC, GC, AAS, IC, ICP, LC-MS and GC-MS.
Experience in method development and validation of new methods.
Understanding of ‘at-line’ and ‘in-line’ analytical technologies for control of processes.
Supervisory experience.
Background in ISO9001.
Desirable – knowledge of proteomics and metabolomics