Method Development Analyst - Pharmaceuticals - Manchester

Location Manchester, Manchester, England
Discipline: Pharmaceutical, Chemicals, Medical Device
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Paul Mears

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Job ref: PM-AN00041_1624528849
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: asap

If you are an experienced analytical chemist from regulatory laboratories who can develop methods from scratch, then here is your chance of a permanent Method Development Analyst position with a firm in the Manchester region who service client-led projects in the area of fine chemicals and pharmaceutical precursors. The Method Development Analyst role is ideal someone with plenty of prior industrial experience but looking to move to an ambitiously growing international organisation. The successful appointment will be able to contribute to commercially sensitive projects for interesting clients worldwide, and build upon a broad analytical skillset for excellent career progression potential.

Your day to day duties as a Method Development Analyst will be:

  • Researching and developing methods on platforms such as HPLC and GC which can be applied to GMP-compliant manufacturing procedures
  • Use of common analytical methods towards in-process procedures
  • Research in collaboration with the synthetic team, analytical processes for newly identified intermediates of commercial interest

You will be an ideal candidate with this background:

  • A degree or equivalent in a relevant analytical science field
  • Proven track record in analytical chemistry specifically in development of methods on HPLC and GC platforms
  • A good team-working approach

This client is already interviewing for the role so I would like you to apply immediately with a CV (Word document format, 2 pages maximum) so as to not miss out on the opportunity.

Note my client is unable to sponsor visas for those without eligibility to work in the UK.

When choosing your scientific recruitment specialist, why should it be 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.