Analytical Scientist- Maternity Cover - South East

Kent, England
Aug 26, 2016
Sep 23, 2016
Lauren Gripton
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Analytical Scientist- Maternity Cover - South East

A global Contract Research Organisation is seeking an experienced Analytical Chemist to join their team on a maternity cover contract. As an organisation they provide top class drug discovery, development and lab services to the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Med Device industries. They have a fantastic reputation and with continued growth it is an ideal time to be joining them.

As an Analytical Scientist you will join the busy cGMP analytical laboratory and you will be responsible for the following:

-Performing analytical testing for clinical supply of API, through to packaging for release, and stability studies.
-GMP analysis of samples from the pilot plant/solid dose manufacturing- primarily using HPLC-UV, UPLC, and other tests may include water content, particle size, dissolution, DSC and PXRD.
-GMP analysis of samples from Inventory Management using FTIR or RAMAN.
-Analysis of packaging for clinical supplies.
-The use of LIMS for sample management, submitting results and stability protocols.
-Working in accordance to SOP's and GMP/GLP.
-Contribute to continuous laboratory improvement.

To be considered for this opportunity you must be educated to a minimum of BSc level in Chemistry or a related discipline. This educational background will be couple with a minimum of 2-3 years' experience of pharmaceutical analysis within a GMP environment. Candidates must have strong experience of HPLC and UPLC as a minimum, other techniques include dissolution, IR or Karl Fisher. Previous experience of troubleshooting would be advantageous.

This is an exciting opportunity not to be missed and in return the company are offering a competitive salary package. For further information please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, of Paramount Recruitment, on +44 (0) 121 616 3465 /

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