Analytical Scientist

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Job Title – Analytical Scientist (LC-MS)

Location - Sandwich, Kent

Contract – 12 months

Pay – PAYE - £19.46 p/h, Umbrella £21.81 p/h

SRG are working with a global leading pharmaceutical company that are seeking an Analytical Scientist to join their team.

They are looking for an Analytical scientist to support the quantitation of small molecule impurities using liquid chromatography with mass spectrometry. This is to enable technical support for complex analytical and process investigations along with the assessment and support of on-market products in the areas of non-conforming materials, line extensions and second sourcing activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting the LC-MS testing of drug product lots for the quantitation of small molecule impurities.
  • Designing studies to evaluate method suitability (linearity, accuracy, precision etc.).
  • Developing appropriate sample preparation methods in a range of different matrices.
  • Executing accelerated drug product stability studies, including trending of impurities data.
  • Performing experiments in accordance with good laboratory practices (GLP), established business processes and protocols, and applicable SOPs.
  • Identifying and investigating atypical analytical results.
  • Troubleshooting analytical instrumentation.
  • Documenting laboratory work in a detailed, clear and timely manner, in compliance with GLP requirements.
  • Selecting appropriate presentation techniques for analytical datasets in order to deliver concise headline results to stakeholders in a timely manner.

Must Have Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant scientific field.
  • Practical analytical laboratory experience in the field of quantitative chromatographic analysis.
  • Technical understanding of the development and validation of LC-MS methods.
  • Appreciation of challenges associated with the analysis of trace impurities in pharmaceutical materials.
  • Strong working knowledge of quantitative chromatographic analysis and the necessary laboratory skills required to achieve accurate, precise, and reliable data first time.
  • Ability to work independently, and to document analytical results and conclusions through presentations and technical reports.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience with LC-MS and associated quantitative processing software.
  • Experience in the development / validation of LC-MS methods for trace analysis.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

SRG is the leading recruiter of permanent and temporary talent for scientific, clinical and engineering businesses. We are the largest life-science recruitment company in the UK, number 5 in EMEA, and number 8 globally. SRG is powered by Impellam, a connected group providing global workforce and specialist recruitment solutions. To learn more about Impellam Group, visit: SRG was formed in 1990, focusing purely on the life-science industry. With sites across the UK, Ireland, Europe, and North America, our specialised teams now align their knowledge and expertise with the product life-cycle across Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Chemicals, MedTech and FMCG. We place over 800 professionals into permanent positions each year, and currently employ 1,800 temporary contractors/associates across the STEM sectors. People-first STEM recruitment SRG speaks your language. With over 100 ‘expert-to-expert’ staff — made up of experienced scientists, engineers, and clinical, and tech professionals — we implicitly understand the main challenges of your industry. Leaving complex strategies and tired jargon behind, we devise simple, easy-to-digest solutions to your most pressing talent pain points. And with an eye on the latest developments in STEM and recruitment, we’ll help you anticipate and prepare for the future of work. Helping STEM organisations build a talented workforce SRG goes beyond the traditional scope of a recruiter. Forging sustainable, mutually beneficial partnerships with clients and candidates alike underpins everything we do. This is why we strive to provide ongoing support — to clients as they build a talented, engaged workforce for the future, and to candidates as they follow their desired career path.
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