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Senior Quality Control Chemist

Job Title: Senior Quality Control Chemist
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Contact Name: Katy Humphries
Job Published: May 19, 2021 10:56

Job Description

Senior Quality Control Chemist


Reading area / West Berkshire 


Permanent role


Competitive Salary


We are working with a mid-scale company in the Reading area, involved in GMP Manufacturing, Custom Synthesis, Large Scale Manufacturing and Contract Development and Manufacturing. They have a further network of sites in Switzerland and Eastern Europe. They are looking for an experienced analytical chemist to carry out a range of routine QC analysis and run laboratory projects to develop and validate methods.


What you’ll do:


  • Carry out routine QC analysis and record analytical results
  • Help with method development for new products
  • Review method improvement for existing products when required
  • Carry out method validation to meet specific customer requirements
  • Line management responsibility for junior staff
  • Report approval


Your background:


  • BSc or Higher Degree in chemistry, analytical chemistry or biochemistry
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an analytical chemistry laboratory
  • Experience in the use of HPLC and UPLC and titration
  • Experience in the use of other analytical techniques including NMR, IR, KF, SOR and MP would be an advantage but not essential
  • Experience in the preparation of appropriate supporting documentation
  • Proven experience in method development and validation
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good understanding of laboratory housekeeping and safety practices
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • Good supportive team-work is essential


Our client offers a competitive and comprehensive employment package with generous holidays, flexible working, annual salary reviews, annual bonuses, and more.



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