Analytical Development Chemist - new job in Manchester, UK

Analytical Development Chemist
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK Manchester Greater Manchester UK M11 4SX
Job Ref: BBBH121473
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 18 November 2022
Exciting opportunity for an analytical scientist with method development experience.

Job Title: Analytical Development Chemist

Location: Manchester

Employment Term: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable

SRG are working with a global pharmaceutical manufacturer with a rapidly expanding programme. They are currently looking for an experienced analytical development chemist to join their Pharmaceutical QC team to undertake analytical projects involving liquid bulk and finished products. Set in a growing company with great accessibility, this position offers the opportunity to join a leading company who have high values and an incredibly supportive culture.

The Role:

  • To build on standard analytical techniques and develop these methods to custom fit the various R&D projects innovating and finding unique solutions
  • To supervise the testing of bulk liquids, raw materials and finished products using HPLC in accordance with specifications and laboratory methods.
  • Quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis of various materials including method development analysis
  • Support troubleshooting of the analytical team and head OOS/OOT investigations
  • Interpret and collate analytical data into reports for customers
  • Liaise with Technical and Manufacturing Departments if products are out of specification
  • Maintaining Quality and coordinating NPI activities and business improvements.
  • To Provide support and mentoring to develop your team effectively
  • To coordinate GMP and compliance to meet MHRA and ISO standards.


  • Degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a related scientific field
  • Significant experience carrying out HPLC and other analytical techniques
  • Method development / validation experience
  • Experience working within a pharmaceutical or nutraceutical industry is very advantageous
  • Experience with a variety of analytical equipment including Auto Titration, Moisture Analyser, Fluorimeter, UV and Infra-Red Spectrometers
  • Knowledge of QMS, cGMP, H&S and COSHH procedures
  • Experience in dealing with clients and managing projects
  • Strong documentation skills: writing technical reports and tabulating Date

Interested? Or know someone who will be?

SRG are the UK's number 1 recruitment company specialising in the science, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, renewable, biotech, chemicals, and medical devices sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you are interested in this or any other scientific opportunities, please get in touch with Richard on 07789 854326 or email

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18/12/2022 15:16:58
GBP 27000.00 37000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Richard Harris

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