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Analytical Chemist

Job Type
West Midlands
£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Job Ref
Date Added
May 20th, 2024

Analytical Chemist required, based in Greater Manchester or Midlands area. Requiring industrial experience of HPLC, GC and MS.


Title: Analytical Chemist

Location: Greater Manchester or Midlands

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Term: Permanent


SRG are currently working with a global and innovative business who have been producing speciality chemical ingredients for a range of diverse applications. The business is now looking for an Analytical Chemist to join their analytical team based in their site in Greater Manchester or Midlands site. Supporting with Chromatography analysis, this role will involve run routine and non-routine chromatography methods to analyse a wide variety of sample types as well as supporting a number of different teams including R&D, applications, process development, manufacturing, regulatory, sales

Benefits: You will join a successful and well-established analytical team as a senior member of staff. 36.5 working hours per week, Monday - Friday with flexibility on start/finish times. 25 days holiday + 8 statutory days and pension scheme.

Role Description

  • Utilise HPLC, GC & other techniques to monitor/troubleshoot reactions (including products not meeting specifications, metal/oil contamination etc.)
  • Complete routine analysis using HPLC, HPLCMS, GC & GCMS methods
  • Troubleshoot and configure analytical instrumentation as and when required, including potentially repairing/servicing instrumentation


  • Proven industrial experience of Chromatography analytical techniques including HPLC and GC
  • Experience of HPLC-MS is desirable but not essential
  • Minimum degree in Chemistry (or similar)
  • Good organisation skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able and willing to work independently

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to

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Keywords: analysis, MS, mass spectroscopy, analytical, speciality chemicals, analyst, testing, troubleshoot, metal, oil, contamination, identification, identifying, unknown, method development, method validation, chromatography, gas chromatography, GC, GCMS, HPLC, MS, mass spectroscopy, chromatographic, troubleshoot, testing, raw materials

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