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Analytical Chemist

Cambridgeshire   •  £27000 - £30000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time


A fast-growing medical devices company is looking for a new Analytical Chemist to join their team. You will be responsible for supporting the team in the development and testing of their technologies, project activities involving the development and testing methods for prototypes, and researching the development of drug formulations and analytical methods. The successful candidate would require a chemistry-based degree, commercial laboratory work, and stability testing experience.

The Role

  • Lead project activities involving analytical and testing procedures to meet project deadlines
  • Work with the existing team of engineers and designers to:
  • Develop, implement, and execute inspection/metrology programmes to enable the release of incoming product
  • Develop, implement, and execute test programmes to enable the characterisation, verification, and release of product functionality/mechanisms
  • Assist in the development of manufacturing processes
  • Manage the stability programme, producing protocols, organise trials, and performing data trending
  • Use and support company IT systems and equipment software
  • Work with and support quality and safe working practice procedures
  • Creation of technical documentation (including protocols and reports) which adheres to the

requirements of ISO13485 and GMP

  • Experienced in using HPLC and other analytical techniques under GMP guidelines
  • Provide guidance and training to junior team members
  • Liaise with all internal functions and personnel.
  • Liaise with external contract laboratories and equipment and chemical suppliers
  • Ensure other employees maintain standards of safety and cleanliness during laboratory activities

Experience Required

  • Degree in a scientific discipline desirable, or qualified by experience
  • Good analytical technique
  • Methodical approach with attention to detail
  • Good written English language skills
  • Logical approach to problem-solving
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong background in science
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and positive nature
  • Adaptable, resourceful, and creative
  • Open, honest, inclusive, personable
  • A team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to travel when required (infrequent)
  • Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) experience
  • Familiarity with ICH Guidelines for stability trials


You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7446
  • Posted: 26th July 2022
  • Expires: 23rd August 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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