Analytical Technical Manager - Speciality Chemicals - S.East

Location Essex, England
Discipline: Chemicals, Cosmetics, Polymers, Household
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Paul Mears

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Job ref: BBBH2427_1629797701
Published: 27 days ago

Are you a highly experienced GC analytical expert with decades of knowledge of the testing of chemical products and have been in a prior management position? Would you like a role with daily high value method development on analytical platforms such as GC-MS plus management of a team and the lab's QMS? This Analytical Technical Manager role is a great opportunity to join my client as they expand their laboratory management team due to a really impressive period of business growth and the scope to innovate in areas of flavours, fragrances and related fine chemicals.

Your day to day duties as Analytical Technical Manager will be:

  • Leading the improvement of internal quality management systems
  • Management of a small team of analysts
  • Developing methods on chromatographic and wet chemical platforms
  • Ensuring work in the laboratory complies with analytical and HSE standards

A background in the following is required for the role:

  • Experience in a supervisory role in chemical manufacturing or testing
  • A degree in a chemistry, or similar, field
  • Knowledge of chemical testing, such as GC, HPLC, wet chemistry
  • Experience of implementing change in QA/QMS

As my client is already starting their interview process, please apply immediately.

For full consideration for this opportunity please apply with your CV (2 pages max., Word document format), plus your salary, location and eligibility to work in the UK details.

When job seeking, why choose Dr Paul Mears, Head of Chemical recruitment, at Science Solutions?

The team I manage here focus solely on matching scientists to positions in the UK speciality chemical industry, and related areas such as drug discovery and agrochemicals, which is where my own experience and network position me best for clients and job seekers alike. Supplemented by a background working in the speciality chemicals and fragrance and flavours sectors, I completed academic studies with a PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Manchester, which came after graduating with a BSc at the University of Leeds' famous Colour & Polymer Chemistry department. Following a short post-doctoral research post I built up six years' experience in recruiting scientists into new jobs. Full references and testimonials of successful assignments such as Technical Directors, Heads of Operations and quick turnarounds for urgent laboratory needs can be found on my LinkedIn profile - search Paul Mears.