QC Manager - Speciality Chemicals - Cornwall

Location Cornwall
Discipline: Chemicals
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Paul Mears

Contact email: paul.mears@sciencesr.com
Job ref: PM-AN00029_1618392156
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: asap

Have you built up experience in the quality control or testing of chemical products and are now ready to step up into a full management role? Do you have a good basis in method development on analytical platforms such as LC-MS or GC-MS and in the quality systems used daily? This is a fabulous opportunity to pursue career development plus relocate to a beautiful part of the country. The nature of the role requires some appreciation of synthetic organic chemistry.

Your day to day duties as QC Manager will be:

  • Leading the improvement of internal quality management systems
  • Management of a small team of analysts
  • Developing methods on LC and GC 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 I'd like to supply my client with a candidate shortlist ASAP, 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 four 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.