Analytical Scientist

Dependent on experience
26 Sep 2018
24 Oct 2018
Georgina Beer
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for an Analytical Scientist to join a leading gene therapy company based in the Liverpool area. As the Analytical Scientist you will be responsible for using analytical techniques under cGMP to support optimisation and qualification of the validation of methods and assays used in their gene therapy platforms.


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

1. You will lead the delivery of routine analytics to support product development and cGMP production activities through all stages of bioprocessing (upstream and downstream) to meet project timelines.

2. Your role will include executing method qualification and validation protocols and you will assist in writing the associated reports as required to support transfer of processes into the manufacturing facility, under the guidance of Senior Analytical Scientists.

3. You will perform Analytical Science testing of facilities water points, raw materials, in process product release and stability. It will be your responsibility to interpret and analyse the experimental results and communicate them effectively via study reports and presentations to Senior Managers within Analytical Sciences.

4. It will be your responsibility to take ownership of the installation and validation of analytical equipment by writing and executing equipment validation documentation. This includes, but is not limited to: URS, trace matrix, IOQ, SOP's, protocols and reports in line with quality procedures and guidelines.


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

1. A relevant BSc degree in a science subject (e.g. Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Biology, Life Sciences, etc.) alongside biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical experience is required.

2. Proven industry experience in the analysis of biomolecules under current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) is essential.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with analytical techniques such as electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, IEF), chromatography (SE-UPLC, AEX, HILIC, RP-HPLC) and immunoassays (ELISA, HCP, Potency) is desirable, as well as experience in writing procedures, protocols and reports.

Key Words: Analytical / Applications / Development / Electrophoresis / Chromatography / Immunoassay / GMP / cGMP / Validation / Biologics / Upstream / Downstream / Gene Therapy

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We 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 recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.