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Analytical Chemist

Job Title: Analytical Chemist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: c£28,000
Contact Name: Matthew Rollinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 21, 2018 11:35

Job Description

Analytical Chemist


Permanent role


Reading, Berkshire


Salary up to £28,000


We are hiring for an analytical chemist for an established medium sized chemicals company in the Reading area. You will need a driving licence and own transport to access this company due to their location. They are seeking someone with a strong HPLC background primarily, as well as experience of GC, Karl Fisher, FTIR, and autotitration.


What you’ll do


The successful candidate will be analysing a variety of fine chemicals, carbohydrates and nucleosides. This will involve using the above instruments, troubleshooting, and writing analytical reports. Method development and validation will also be part of this role.


You will be carrying out stability studies, anticipating and solving analytical problems, carrying out stability studies and planning and implementing an analytical testing strategy to support project delivery.


Your background


You will be a graduate or equivalent in chemistry to BSc or MSc level. We are seeking someone with an industrial track record already so two or so years of experience minimum. We need someone who is a self-starter with good business skills in time management, organisation and planning, decision marking problem solving and a high standard of written and verbal communication.


Nice-to-have will be experience of LC-MS and NMR so please detail on your application if you have experience of these techniques.


On this occasion, LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment agency. Interviews will be commencing in the weeks starting 26th November and 3rd December, therefore we ask candidates to apply expeditiously.


On this occasion, LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment agency.