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Analytical Scientist

Science Solutions Recruitment
Closing date
3 Aug 2022

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Analytical Scientist

Pharmaceutical GMP (Exposure to Analytical Development)

Devon - South-West - Picturesque location & desirable holiday destinated - coastal (Devon & Cornwall)


Maternity Cover - anticipated to be 12 months minimum

Are you an Analytical Chemist with 2 years HPLC Experience in a highly regulated GMP Environment ?

Would you like to work 35 hours per week with a 2pm Friday finish in a desirable holiday location ?

Would you like to gain more experience in the development of analytical methods in a laboratory due to expand by 60% ?

IF so …. We have an exciting fixed-term contract to cover maternity for at least 12 months - this might work for anyone looking for a contract who either, lives in the South-West, or would like to live in this desirable location (even if temporarily)

Essentially - we need candidates with ideally 2 years minimum using HPLC or related methodology who have worked under highly regulated GMP laboratory procedures & processes.

As the Analytical Scientist you will benefit from
  • Joining a prestigious pharmaceutical brand
  • A friendly, dynamic & supportive pier group
  • People focused culture with excellent benefits including but not limited to: sociable hours compatible with a role based in a holiday location (Monday to Thurs 07:45 - 16:00 and Friday 07:45 - 13:45

Other benefits
  • Working in a Holiday destination popular with beach goers, hikers, tourists & surfers
  • 8% Bonus based on company performance
  • Life Assurance
  • Perks at Work retail discounts, subsidised canteen, free on-site car park, cycle-to-work scheme, staff social club
  • Pension - Minimum 4% employee contributions matched by 6% employer contributions

As the Analytical Scientist you will be responsible for
  • Supporting with the development and validation of suitably rugged physical and chemical analytical methods, that will determine all necessary product parameters and characteristics for if predominantly solid dose pharmaceutical products.
  • Monitoring the stability of new formulations and helping generate documentation for licence submissions.
  • May also be required to support analytical improvements for existing licences, problem solving and continuous improvement projects (Method development, validation, troubleshooting & validation predominantly chromatography/HPLC)

Candidates will need to have a science-based degree or equivalent and at least 2 years previous practical lab experience with a pharmaceutical manufacturer or in a similar industry. Knowledge of GMP/GLP and experience using HPLC is also critical.

To be considered for this role please apply now or contact Liam Smith, Senior Pharmaceutical Recruitment Specialist at Science Solutions.


Science Solutions is a best in class recruitment consultancy, working solely with, and within, the scientific and technical industry sectors. Each of our consultants is an expert in a niche scientific market area, ensuring that we have the understanding and ability to represent you and your experience in the most effective way possible within the job market.

Find Us
01925 377815
Suite C,
Chadwick House,
Birchwood Business Park,
United Kingdom
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