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Analytical Method Development Chemist
Title: Analytical Method Development Chemist logo #147151
Category: Other General Scientific Research & Analysis
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £25,000.00 - £28,000.00
Salary per: annum
Location: England, North West, Greater Manchester, Manchester
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Title - Analytical Method Development Chemist
Location – Manchester
Salary - £25,000 - £28,000

The Role

To undertake method development work, working predominantly in the Environmental, Air and Micro-pollutants parts of the business. Working closely with the Technical Director you will undertake 'hands on' development work at the bench using a variety of instrumental and 'wet chemistry techniques'

Using your experience in HPLC and GC-MS  Method Development you duties will be to:

- To look at existing methodology with an aim to improve routine methods and make them more streamline, and improve efficiencies whilst maintaining them as 'fit for purpose'.
- To review technical data and write associated reports.
- Develop new methods, which could involve developing new business streams accordingly.
- Undertake clearly laid out projects with targets and time scales agreed in advance.
- Support and problem solving help can be called upon from other technical resources within the group where and when appropriate.
- Training in specific instrumentation and/or techniques will be provided when and where necessary if required as part of the project.

Qualifications/Role Requirements:

- BSc in Chemistry or a closely related science subject.
- Analytical skills.
- Self-sufficient.
- Ability to work unsupervised with a problem solving approach.
- Previous experience in HPLC and GC-MS Method Development.

Working Hours

This is a full time permanent role working over Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm.  There may be some weekend work involved.  Flexibility and overtime will be required.  The role is based in Manchester; however there will be a requirement to work from different locations on occasion. 


Scantec is the 3rd Largest Technical Agency in UK - "Recruitment International Magazine 2015" and specialises in the Manufacturing, IT, Technical, Engineering and Scientific Sectors. Scantec provide highly qualified and experienced personnel in a compliant and professional manner on both a permanent and temporary assignment basis.

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