Senior Pesticide Residue Analyst

Bar Hill
Dependent on experience
07 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Eve Hegarty
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Senior Pesticide Residue Analyst / Scientist to join a growing analytical testing company based in the Cambridgeshire area. As the Senior Pesticide Residue Analyst / Scientist you will be responsible for entire study process from sample preparation all the way through to final report. The position involves hands on laboratory-based work using cutting edge LC-MS/MS and GC MS/MS instrumentation and analysing food samples for pesticide residues and contaminants.


Your duties as the Senior Pesticide Residue Analyst / Scientist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Assist in the research and development of new LCMS, GCMS or GCMSMS methods.

2. Validate new and existing methods to ISO 17025 guidelines.

3. Mentor and develop more junior analytical chemists.

4. Ensuring delivery of analysis in accordance with the testing requirements.

5. Carry out routine analysis on a variety of equipment for residues and contaminants.


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

1. Relevant degree or higher in a field related to Chemistry. In addition to this, you will also be expected to demonstrate significant experience with chromatography / mass spectrometry techniques including LCMS, LCMSMS, GCMS, GCMSMS and GC.

2. You will have experience of method development and method validation of the above listed techniques as well as some proficiency testing.

3. Ideally you will have some experience working in a food related environment on pesticides / residues, however we will also be interested in considering candidates from similar sectors.

Key Words: Analytical Chemistry | LCMS | GCMS | LCMSMS | GCMSMS | Pesticides | Residues | ISO17025 | Chemistry

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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