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Analytical Chemist (LC-MS)

£35000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

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Experienced LC-MS Chemist wanted with experience in method development.

Senior Analytical Chemist (LC-MS)

Essex (commutable from Braintree, Southend, Chelmsford and Surrounding areas)

Salary - £35,000 - £45,000


SRG is working with a leading chemicals contract research organisation, who offer a wide range of agrochemical studies to UK manufacturers of biocides and pesticides. Based in the Essex area, they have recently started hiring for a new senior member of their analytical team. This job would suit someone with extensive experience working with LC-MS in the chemicals industry, preferably in a GLP compliant lab. This is a great opportunity for an experienced analytical chemist looking to make their next step in the chemicals industry with promotion opportunities up to study director level.

Benefits: Company bonus and a stakeholder pension scheme. 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

Role Description
  • Analytical study work with LC-MS to identify metabolites and unknown molecules
  • Training and assisting more junior members of staff in analytical techniques
  • Developing analytical methods with LC-MS as well as maintaining and calibrating the equipment
  • Acting independently and insuring studies are carried out effectively and within budget
  • Adhering to GLP standards and act as study director in line with GLP regulations

  • Minimum 3 years method development experience with LC-MS
  • An experience and understanding of working in a GLP compliant laboratory
  • Ability to develop extraction methods
  • Showing initiative and being able to work independently
  • Full right to work in the UK

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Will on 0161 526 1885. If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors. As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

Keywords: Analytical chemistry, LC-MS (LCMS, LC/MS, LC MS), method development, GLP studies, residues, agrochemical

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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