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Senior Analytical Scientist

Company: Volt
Location: Guildford
Reference: 67967-PHARM-JHY
Closing Date: 14 Mar 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 30,000 - 40,000
Benefits: bonus & benefits

Job Summary:

Job title: Senior Analytical ScientistJob type: PermanentLocation: Guildford, Surrey, South East EnglandSalary: £30,000 - £35,000 / year + bonus & benefitsSUMMARY• My client is a leading pharmaceutical development company with a specialist portfolio of products• They have exciting growth plans for 2017 and are looking to add a Senior Analytical Scientist to their team as a result• The job holder will be expected to assist / mentor the more junior members of the analyt ...


Job title: Senior Analytical Scientist
Job type: Permanent
Location: Guildford, Surrey, South East England
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 / year + bonus & benefits


• My client is a leading pharmaceutical development company with a specialist
portfolio of products
• The job holder will be expected to assist / mentor the more junior members
of the analytical team


• Provide the highest quality analytical support to ensure smooth transfer of
developed and verified methods to the Quality Control department while
ensuring compliance with protocols, GxP and safety regulations
• Provide analytical technical expertise to support the Study Directors and
client projects
• Ensure in conjunction with the Principal Scientist management of the
Pharmaceutical Analysis department and projects timelines are adhered to


• Substantial previous technical experience primarily using HPLC & GC systems
• Method Development
• Experienced in the use of “Empower” Chromatography Data Software (CDS)
• Ideally some experience of managing / supervising a small team


• To assist, prepare and review study plans, study protocols and study
reports and other Analytical procedures. Ensure that all analytical work is
conducted to the required standards
• To mentor in conjunction with the Principal scientist the Analytical Team
to maximise individual and team performances
• Provide technical expertise on the analytical techniques (HPLC, GC)
• Execute and approve all laboratory investigations including deviations,
CAPAs and participate in process improvements
• Ensure all scientific activity is carried out to the “right first time
• Provide regular reports and KPI feedback to the Principal Scientist to
inform decision making
• Participate in meetings and phone conferences with new and existing clients
when technical issues are being discussed. Ensure close collaboration with
clients on all projects
• Help lead the writing and reviewing of both internal and external technical
reports and updates
• Acknowledge and adhere to study plan and project timelines
• Adhere to SOPs at all times and prepare and contribute to the writing and
revision of SOPs where applicable
• Report any deviations from documents and SOPs to management and sponsors
• Work in partnership with relevant suppliers in order to keep up-to-date
with latest materials and technologies and to quickly identify sources


• Previous people management experience
• Substantial analytical laboratory experience
• Method development experience
• HPLC experience
• Stability testing experience
• Knowledge of ICH Q2, Q8, Q9 and Q10 guidelines
• Strong report writing skills
• Mature attitude

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Contact Information:

Address:  Volt
Volt House, 3 Chapel Road, Redhill, Surrey
Tel:  +44 1737 774100
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