Analytical Development Scientist

£25000 to £30000 per annum
18 Jul 2018
15 Aug 2018
William Blohm
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Analytical Development Scientist to join a leading company based in the Oxford area. The Analytical Scientist in the Analytical Development Laboratory is part of a team which supports the other sections of the Pharmaceutical Development services in the completion of development activities and/ or stability testing, as agreed with the client and in line with business needs.

The data produced must conform to Company and /or Client and /or requisite official regulatory and /or legal requirements and be fit for purpose.

This position works under supervision, meeting defined objectives. The job holder understands and demonstrates the ability to meet the competencies associated with the job profile.


Your duties as the Analytical Development Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1.To meet all safety and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) requirements during day to day working. To be responsible for own housekeeping within the lab and ensure the lab is left in a suitable state for use by others.

2.To analyse samples, using appropriate methods, to the required standards producing high quality data. Has a basic understanding of method validation.

3.To ensure that equipment/instrumentation is calibrated and maintained and that laboratory records/documentation complies with cGMPs. Able to evaluate and interpret data, highlights issues and seeks advice if problems occur. Plans own work on a daily basis to maximise efficiency.

4.Shows capability of learning / understanding pharmaceutical knowledge and applying or remembering for future use. Capable of some method development activities under supervision. Understands and contributes to timelines, plans and billable deadlines.

5.Communicates and interacts effectively within the team and contacts outside the team verbally or via written documents.

6.Limited report / protocol writing skills, but ability to draft a good basic protocol or report. Contributes to Analytical Test Procedures (ATPs) and more complex protocols and reports.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Analytical Development Scientist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in Chemistry related disciplines

2. Proven industry experience in laboratory environment

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with Analytical techniques is desirable.

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