Technical Service Analytical Scientist

Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
26 Jan 2017
24 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Service Analytical Scientist - Hygiene

Lonza Consumer Care

Based Blackley, Manchester                                                                

£Negotiable package

Employing 11,000 people in 100 locations, Lonza is a leading supplier of chemicals, active pharmaceutical ingredients and biotechnology products and services to the Life-Science industries.  Personal Care is one of Lonza’s fastest growing markets and their chemicals are used in every day cosmetic and personal care products, supporting an impressive and high profile blue chip customer base. 

This newly created role offers an excellent opportunity for career development within a successful and rapidly expanding Technical team.

Laboratory based at Lonza’s impressive Manchester facility, and as part of the EMEA Technical Service team, this role will include responsibility for:

  • Providing full analytical testing support of the EMEA Hygiene product range against strict timelines to successfully meet deadlines.
  • Performing analysis procedures to quantitatively measure specified compounds in a variety of Hygiene formulations.
  • Developing methods of ingredient evaluation.
  • Calibrating laboratory instrumentation.
  • Writing Standard Operating Procedures.

Ideally with a related scientific Degree e.g. Analytical Chemistry, candidates must have experience as an Analytical Scientist gained within the Hygiene Industry or Active Ingredient Supplier to the industry.  Exceptional candidates with experience of testing active ingredients for other regulated industries may also be considered e.g. food.

Experience in laboratory testing methods and equipment is required, particularly HPLC, with practical experience of method development and good project management skills.

Well organised and thorough, you will possess clear communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships with other company functions, together with the flexibility to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

All applications and contact from third parties must be made via our retained consultants – McCourt Newton.

To apply please send your CV with current salary details quoting reference 03703 via the Apply button quoting.

Closing date: Friday 24 February 2017

Applicants must hold a working visa for the UK.

If you have not been invited for interview within 7 days after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.