Our client is an international business that is number one in their sector. As part of their continued growth plans, they are opening a brand new facility in West London, this site will be the latest, most-modern operational centre in the UK. As part of these extraordinarily exciting growth plans they are looking to recruit a proven Senior Analytical Chemist to play an integral part in helping them to achieve their operational goals.
As the Senior Analytical Chemist you will contribute to the success of the department by ensuring that analyses of casework items are carried out in a timely manner to quality standards and to provide non-routine assay service as necessary, in addition you will provide management advice & guidance to a small team.
To provide supervision, training and mentoring to other team members
To ensure analytical data conforms to quality standards
To plan and assist in the training and mentoring in the methodologies/instruments utilised in the laboratory
To design and carry out method development and method validation on at least one of the instruments utilised in the laboratory
To provide line management for laboratory team members, including yearly appraisals and driving career progression
To manage the weekly schedule, laboratory engineer maintenance, laboratory audits, and continuous improvement projects
To run R&D projects – lead projects, direct staff, write validation reports etc.
Chemistry Degree, or equivalent
Commercial laboratory experience, ideally in an ISO 17025, or equivalent lab
Proven experience in training & developing a team of scientific technicians & analysts
Experience in method development and troubleshooting
Significant LC-MS/MS experience
Extensive experience in the use of laboratory based analytical instruments
Strong written & verbal communication skills along with good planning & organisational skills
Familiar with working in a fast-paced customer centric organisation
Accountable for you own actions with the confidence to delegate when appropriate & necessary
To apply for this career-defining opportunity please e-mail your CV, or please do call our office if you require further information.
Please note our Client are exempt from The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and all successful candidates will be subject to in-depth security checks & vetting. To gain security clearance you must have at least three years’ continuous residency in the UK preceding an application; criminal convictions may prevent you from gaining security clearance.
Job Title:Senior Analytical Chemist – International FMCG