Analytical Instrument Technician - HPLC/GC

Analytical Instrument Technician - HPLC/GC
  • £12.10 - £14.50 per Hour
  • Temporary
  • Sandwich, Kent, England, UK Sandwich Kent UK CT13 9ND
Job Ref: J2157702
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals
Date Added: 03 November 2020

Scientific - Analytical Instrument Technician

Location: Sandwich, Kent

Contract duration: 12 months minimum

Rate: £10.80 p/h to £14.50 p/h

Equivalent to £20,000 to 27,000 per annum dependent on experience

Here at SRG I am looking for my clients next Analytical Instrument Technician. This site has historically provided a track record of discovering new medicines to improve the health and quality of life of people suffering from critical diseases. We need you to join them. Based in Discovery Park, you would be joining a Global giant, with around 700 scientists, technicians, regulatory professionals and business experts all working towards creating life-saving medicines for patients.

Role responsibilities:

  • Ensure a large fleet of analytical instruments are working well, with a particular focus on a sub-set of high-usage LCMS, GCMS and SFC open access instruments.

Perform a regular timetable of tasks including:

  • Running test mixes, checking results and responding as appropriate.
  • Acting as focal point for instrumental issues and ensuring their resolution - i.e. fixing simple issues, or flagging them to the attention of SMEs or engineers.
  • Checking, preparing and replenishing mobile phases and regularly clearing sample vials from autosamplers
  • Monitoring gas supplies for GC and SFC instruments, topping up as appropriate to ensure continuity of operation.
  • Routine cleaning of MS
  • Ordering in spares and maintaining selected consumables stock for open access instruments
  • Creating accounts and training new users of open access systems

Experience & Qualifications

  • Must have significant practical experience working with HPLC instrumentation
  • Practical experience of GC or SFC instrumentation is desirable
  • Must have previous experience working within a laboratory environment
  • Must have familiarity with the concepts of good laboratory practice (GLP) and good manufacturing practice (GMP)
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, and IT literacy

To apply, please click the link with an updated CV or submit your CV direct to or call Sarah on 0161 868 2249

Key words: LCMS / GC / HPLC / chromatography / instrumentation / autosampler / laboratory / GMP / GLP / pharma / medicinal / molecule / API / drug /

03/12/2020 17:25:38
GBP 12.10 12.10
Contact Consultant:
Sarah Meredith

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