Analytical Method Development Chemist

Analytical Method Development Chemist
  • £30,000 - £50,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • England, UK UK LE11 5RE
Job Ref: J36751
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 03 February 2021
Analytical Method Development Chemist Permanent - Full Time East Midlands Attractive salary & package

Analytical Method Development Chemist

Permanent - Full Time

East Midlands

Attractive salary & package

Do you have HPLC/Liquid Chromatography experience? coupled with MS?Can you identify unknown compounds, and able to establish methods?Have you worked within the Pharmaceutical industry?

My client is a Global CRO and manufacturer of various products, this role focusing mainly on pharmaceuticals.


  • The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the development of analytical methods that will be used for the testing of pharmaceutical products.
  • This will include 'from scratch' methods which will have marginal or zero literature available.
  • The successful candidate will also be required to have a knowledge of organic chemistry, in order to facilitate full contribution to the development of stability indicating impurity methods.


  • Degree qualified, MSc or PhD in Chemistry and/or Biochemistry.
  • Extensive experience in a method development role in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Significant experience of analytical method development with particular emphasis on development of HPLC/LC methods. Including: a wide range of instrumental as well as practical experience of "wet" and classical chemistry.
  • Organic chemistry experience of degradation pathways of organic molecules. Emphasis on utilising LC with mass spectrometry detection as the principal means of elucidation.
  • Experienced in working to GMP (good manufacturing practice, MHRA / FDA / ICH etc.).
  • A proven track record of problem solving and production of robust methodologies to analyse pharmaceutical products.
  • Proven ability to work methodically and pay meticulous attention to detail.
  • Broad knowledge of current industry practices, with an established network of relevant external contacts, ideally having history of authoring relevant publications.
  • Working knowledge of analytical method life-cycle management, to include Quality by Design and method risk assessment.

Keywords: R&D, Lead Method Developer, HPLC, UV and IR spectroscopy, stability, method development, GMP, GLP, pharmaceuticals.

If you have the skills/experience required and are interested in the role please apply online, if you have any questions please call on 0121 728 8455.

05/03/2021 17:06:58
GBP 30000.00 50000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Balbir Panesar

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