Senior Examiner (Toxicology

Experience dependant
04 May 2017
01 Jun 2017
Megan Rich
Contract Type
Full Time
Hyper Recruitment Solutions are currently looking for a Senior Examiner in Toxicology to join a leading private forensic science service provider based in the Middlesex area. As the Senior Examiner you will be responsible for carrying out analysis of casework items, providing training, performing instrument maintenance and troubleshooting; and participating in process improvement projects.


Your duties as the Senior Examiner - Toxicology will be to ensure that analyses of casework items are carried out in a timely manner to quality standards and to provide a non-routine assay service as necessary. The key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. In the Toxicology team the Senior Examiner will analyse casework samples using LC-MS, GC-MS and immunoassay techniques, and provide other casework support for reporting officers, particularly the more complex analyses.

2. You will ensure analytical data conforms to quality standards by reviewing analytical data particularly of the more complex assays.

3. You will design and carry out method validation and development projects.

4. As the Senior Examiner you will provide line management for up to 6 staff in the Toxicology team, and you will provide supervision of routine maintenance of analytical instrumentation and advice on remedial action.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Examiner - Toxicology we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a scientific discipline, such as Chemistry; with proven experience in the forensic or similar industry.

2. A working knowledge and practical experience with LC-MS, GC-MS, or GC-QQQ or LC-MS, including peer review of analytical data and instrument maintenance..

3. Previous line management experience with the ability to train analysts in sample preparation techniques e.g. L/L, SPE.

Key Words: Toxicology, Forensic, Examiner, GC-MS, LC-MS, Validation, Development, Analysis, Method, Testing, Troubleshooting, Instrument Maintenance, Chemistry, Analytical

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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