Analytical Chemist - Chromatography

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Analytical Chemist: Chromatography section

Working for our client, an Independent Laboratory, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Analytical Chemist working primarily for the pharmaceutical industry. 

The vacancy is for an experienced analytical chemist to work in the chromatography laboratory performing GC and GCMS analysis.  The work involves testing raw materials, API and finished products to in-house or published methods as well as method development and validation of new methods.  Fast turnarounds are often requested which will require a flexible approach.


Job description

Work as an Analytical Chemist in the chromatography section primarily using GC and GCMS techniques.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:- 

  • QC analysis of pharmaceutical materials, using GC and GCMS analytical techniques to the required standards producing high quality data. 
  • Providing specialist expertise, aiding in the development of new methods and also troubleshooting instruments and analysis.
  • Comply with in-house, GMP, GLP and UKAS quality requirements as appropriate.
  • Training and development of junior analytical staff as and when required.
  • Checking raw data.
  • Client liaison and communications

Minimum requirements

 ·         Educated to degree standard in chemistry or related subject.

·         Minimum 5 years experience in a laboratory performing GC and GCMS analysis.

·         A working knowledge and practical experience with the troubleshooting/development of analytical methods

·         Experience working within a GMP/GLP environment


This position is paying 28-32k but is based on experience and skill, the salary may be increased depending on experience level.

Additional requirements would be advantageous:

 ·         Experience working in a pharmaceutical Quality Control environment performing pharmacopeial analysis.

·         Experience with Chromeleon data system

19 April 2021