Job Title: Analytical Scientist, Method Development and Validation

Posted: 2019-10-03 14:10:25

Entrust People have a fantastic Analytical Scientist – Method Development and Validation opportunity available with a well-established, science led CRO that offers drug discovery, research and analytical laboratory services across multiple specialisms. The role is a full time, permanent position, based in West Yorkshire.

The role of method development scientist within the Chromatography Group involves method development and validation using a range of chromatographic techniques – LC, GC and IC, with a wide range of detection techniques including MS and MS/MS. Method development and validation will involve analysis of a range of test samples submitted by clients from the Life Sciences and related industries.

Key aspects of the role are:

  • Revenue generating laboratory-based analytical project work, applying diverse analytical techniques to a wide range of sample types in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, agrochemical, bulk chemical fields.

  • Associated data processing and report writing; peer review of data / reports generated by colleagues.

  • Method development and validation, including drafting of related documents.

  • Analytical problem solving; instrument and method troubleshooting.

  • Principle techniques dependent on experience and training.

  • Contributing to and adhering to company standard operating procedures.

  • Training of co-workers in own specialist techniques.

We are looking for:

  • The ideal candidate will have proven experience in the chromatography field, particularly HPLC and GC, plus experience of the use of a broad range of detectors in a commercial setting.

  • The site operates to current Good Manufacturing Practice and Good Laboratory Practice, therefore experience of working in a regulated environment is essential.

  • BSc or PhD in an analytical, chemical or related scientific field with demonstrated, relevant experience.

  • Broad practical experience in developing and validating analytical methods; method development research skills.

  • Experienced in the use of complex analytical instrumentation.

  • Project management experience.

  • Experience of working in a regulated environment (quality, health and safety).

  • Familiarity with good scientific practice.

  • A full, clean driving licence.

In Return:

  • Attractive base salary with company bonus

  • Industry leading research

  • Opportunity to work in an exciting, vibrant and dynamic organisation

  • Continual opportunities to develop and progress

Further Details

Our client is offering a competitive salary in a great working environment therefore if you are looking to further develop your career with a thriving and growing company, this could be the role for you.

For more information, please call Suzi on 01224 608988 or e-mail a CV to

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