Analyst (Chromatography) – Bradford

The role of Analyst within the Chromatography Group involves performing analysis using a range of chromatographic techniques – GC, LC and IC, with a wide range of detection techniques including MS and MS/MS. Method development and validation opportunities are also available under guidance from senior staff members. Typically studies involve analysis of a range of test samples (substances, compounds, formulations, investigational or commercial products, raw materials) submitted by clients from the Life Sciences and related industries.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in the chromatography field, particularly HPLC and GC, but experience of the use of a broad range of detectors in a commercial setting is desirable. The Bradford site operates to current Good Manufacturing Practice, therefore experience of working in a regulated environment would also be beneficial.

Main Duties to:

  • Revenue generating laboratory-based analytical project work.
  • Applying diverse analytical techniques to a wide range of sample types.
  • Associated data processing and report writing; peer review of data / reports generated by colleagues.
  • Writing and following analytical methods, SOPs and protocols.
  • Principle techniques dependent on experience and training.
  • Internal projects and initiatives.
  • Training of co-workers in own specialist techniques.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

  • BSc in an analytical, chemical or related scientific field with demonstrated, relevant experience.
  • Broad practical experience in an analytical setting.
  • Experienced in the use of complex analytical instrumentation.
  • Familiarity with good scientific practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, think and work independently, problem-solve, work in teams and multitask.
  • Able to identify and highlight own training needs, and proactively upskill.
  • Basic equipment maintenance and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills; IT Literate.
  • A full, clean UK driving license.
  • Proactive in your approach to your work.
  • Role is subject to probation and training on internal processes.

Working Hours

  • Full time (37.5hrs per week)