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Analytical Chemist


London (South West) (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 6000


A leading pharmaceutical company has an opportunity for an Analytical Chemist to join its micro analysis team. Your role will involve testing raw materials, API and finished products using techniques such as IC, DSC and wet chemistry. You will have a chemistry related degree and have previous experience working in a commercial lab.

The Role:

Your role will be to work in the elemental microanalytical laboratory. The work involves testing raw materials, API and finished products to in-house or published methods. Fast turnarounds are often requested which will require a flexible approach from the analyst.

This is a trainee analytical chemist position. Full training will be provided as necessary.

You will use and be trained on the following equipment:

  • Elemental analyser
  • Liquid particle sizer
  • TOC analyser
  • DSC
  • Ion chromatography

Minimum requirements

  • Educated to degree standard in chemistry or related subject.
  • Experience working in a chemistry laboratory in a technician role, ideally to GMP or UKAS standards
  • Experience in one or more of the above skills; IC, DSC, TOC analyser, Titrations
  • Highly motivated with an eagerness to learn
  • Good practical analytical skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good numerical skills
  • Good organisation and time management skills
  • Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Able and willing to work outside normal hours if necessary.

Competitive Salary in line with experience

Job Ref: 6000