Senior Analytical Scientist - Method Development

North West
£33000 - £35000 per annum
Oct 14, 2016
Nov 11, 2016
Georgia St John-Smith
Chemistry, Biochemistry
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time
Job Description:

We are currently looking for a Senior Analytical Scientist - Method Development to join a leading company based in the North West.

As the Senior Analytical Scientist, you will be responsible for development, optimisation, qualification, transfer and application of analytical methods to support current and new product development programmes, which may encompass fully in-house programmes, in-licensed products and products in development with partners.


Your duties as the Senior Analytical Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Lead the delivery of routine analytics to support product development and cGMP production activities through all stages of bioprocessing (upstream and downstream) to meet project timelines

2. Analysis of biomolecules and use of analytical techniques including but not limited to:

o Electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, IEF)
o Chromatography (SE-UPLC, RP-HPLC, AEX, HILIC)
o Immunoassays (ELISA, Potency, HCP)

3. Executing method qualification and validation protocols and assist in writing the associated reports as required to support transfer of processes into the manufacturing facility.

4. Being a subject matter expert in areas relating to analytical method development, transfer, qualification and validation and stability testing.

5. As Technical Lead or acting Technical Lead report to Project/ Program Managers in the organisation any required project work and attend internal/ client project meetings, when required.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Analytical Scientist - Method Development ABT52 we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Scientific discipline

2. Proven pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry experience as well as experience with biologics assay development / optimisation and assay qualification.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with writing technical protocols, reports and test methods.

Key Words: Senior Analytical Scientist / Method Development / Biologics / Assay Development / Chromatography / Electrophoresis / Analytical Development / GMP / Bioprocessing / Upstream / Downstream / Biopharmaceutical / Pharmaceutical