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Analytical & Materials Scientist

Sandwich, Kent
£32000 - £36000 per annum
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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Full Time

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Job title: Analytical Scientist.

Location: Sandwich, Kent.

Contract: Permanent.

Pay rate: £32,000- 36,000 p/a.

SRG are looking for an analytical and materials scientist to work for a global pharmaceutical company based in Sandwich, Kent.

This role would be perfect for a chemistry graduate 1-2 years of experience in an analytical lab or as part of a placement year, particularly with particle size analysis, good laboratory skills and an enthusiastic approach!

In this role you would be responsible for supporting the development of new pharmaceutical products using a number of analytical chemistry techniques, including particle size analysis as well as being responsible for assisting with analytical method development and maintaining regulatory standards.

Key Responsibilities will include:
  • Carry out all analytical activities required to deliver new respiratory and other medicinal products to clinical studies and commercialization
  • Execute experiments to generate scientific understanding in the development of analytical and materials science methods and during formulation development of new products.
  • Perform analyses related to product development, stability, and process scale up.
  • Process data; highlight aberrant or suspect results and work with supervisor to investigate.
  • Maintain laboratory documentation in accordance with the principles of data integrity and good documentation practices.
  • Contribute to project delivery by carrying out other tasks (e.g. laboratory housekeeping, ordering, shipping samples) as required.
  • Adherence to all applicable policies and procedures, including those relating to EHS, GMP, GCP, Quality and Compliance, consistent with the role
  • Perform other duties as assigned consistent with the grade of the role.

Candidate Requirements:
  • Relevant Bachelor of Science Degree (for example Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Forensics) or equivalent, or substantial practical work experience.
  • Minimum of relevant scientific A Levels, BTEC Level 3 or equivalent qualifications, or substantial practical work experience.
  • Able to organise tasks allocated by supervisor and plan own work to consistently achieve output of high-quality results in a timely manner, following established analytical methods and operating procedures.
  • Able to work collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Familiar with basic principles of chemistry.
  • Good IT skills (including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Enthusiasm to work in a laboratory-based role.

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


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