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Technical Specialist

LiCa Scientific Recruitment
Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
£30,000-£40,000 (negotiable) + package
Closing date
29 May 2022

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Full Time
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Technical Specialist 

Can be located in at any work site in the UK 

Permanent role 

We are working with a global instrumentation developer which has been established for close to 150 years. Headquartered in Japan with sites across the world the hold a leadership role in their market, with a strategy grounded in innovation and excellence. In addition to the multiple locations across the globe they also field a team of academics at Universities worldwide. 

They are recruiting for a Technical Specialist within their Liquid Chromatography team. 

What you’ll do: 

The Technical Specialist will directly support customers with industry specific applications As the LC Technical Specialist you will directly support customers with industry specific

applications and be responsible for driving the continued growth, ensuring customer success with Liquid Chromatography, Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC) and Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LCMS) products.

This will be achieved by gaining a deep insight into LC business requirements for different market sectors; establishing customer needs and potential challenges in order to build fit-for-purpose solutions and support customers across the country.

The Technical Specialist will work closely with the sales team by providing excellent technical knowledge and problem-solving skills.

Your background: 

A successful candidate for this Technical Specialist role has a customer-centric mindset, a strong knowledge of chromatographic techniques and an ability to resolve technical challenges using modern analytical technology. 

They will be part of a fast-moving technical team exposed to new technologies and pushed to resolve unique challenges with creativity.

The Technical Specialist will meet all company expectations to support excellence in science as well as providing a constructive, collaborative interface between field sales, technical colleagues, our customers, and office colleagues. 

• Strong preference for candidates qualified to MSc or PhD level with a significant

• emphasis on chromatography.

• Significant experience in chromatography may be accepted as an alternative to

• MSc or PhD.

• Demonstrable deep understanding of the theory and practise of HPLC and UHPLC.

• Demonstrable understanding of Mass Spectrometry.

• Commercial or sales experience working and supporting customers desirable.

• Sound understanding of software systems.

• Sound understanding of validation procedures.

• Good awareness of competitor’s hardware and software.

• Excellent communication and presentations skills.

• Willingness to travel to support scientists on-location and spend time away from home as necessary.

On this occasion, LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment agency. 


We are a specialist scientific recruitment agency, which has been operating since 2016 working within chemistry skill fields.
Our client base is fine chemical and pharmaceutical companies. Our main specialisms lie in analytical, commercial, formulation, production and synthesis chemistry functions.   

Our company mission, is to match scientists with organisations based on technical, career or life goals, for the benefit of the individual candidate and client company. This results in reduced staff turnover for companies we work with and greater satisfaction amongst the people we place who go on to perform all the better in their roles.

We are highly specialised in finding the right scientist for the right role, while working in the most supportive and professional manner for all concerned.

This involves both on-market and off-market scientists and broadly we see the market as having four areas to it, which advertising, job board searches and general approaches you receive will only ever provide 25% of.

We offer that 100% access which means if someone is out there and available we can engage with them; whether they are actively on the market or not. 

Find Us
+44 161 443 4173
Stockport Business and Innovation Centre
Broadstone Road
United Kingdom
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