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Analytical Team Leader


Berkshire £35k – £40k
permanent Job Ref: 6255


A market leading chemical manufacturing business is currently recruiting for an Analytical Team Leader to join and lead its busy quality control facility on a permanent basis.  As Analytical Team Leader, you will take a primary focus into performing a range of routine QC analysis (HPLC, UPLC, LC-MS, NMR) on raw materials and finished products – whilst having the ability to supervise/manage 4 junior chemists.

Analytical Team Leader Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of appropriate documentation such as QC records and lab notebooks in line with good practice and the company’s SOPs.
  • Responsibility for conducting scheduled preventive maintenance and calibration of analytical equipment.
  • Performing a range of routine QC analysis on raw materials and finished products as well as developing and validating new methods.
  • Method development and method validation.
  • Team management of 4 chemist’s within the analytical group.

Analytical Team Leader Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Chemistry or closely related field of study.
  • Proven experience operating within an industrial analytical laboratory – completing a range of routine & non-routine analysis including HPLC, UPLC, LC-MS (GC and NMR is a desirable).
  • Previous supervisory/management experience is essential.
  • Competent in development of methods for HPLC and validation of HPLC methods.
  • Troubleshooting of analytical equipment including HPLC, UPLC and LC-MS.
  • Possess strong expertise in preparing documentation.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

In return, the organisation will provide a competitive salary + benefits: £35k-£40k

Job Ref: 6255