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Senior Analyst - Inorganics - Manchester

Scientific and Drug Discovery - Other
Ref: 973 Date Posted: Tuesday 23 Jan 2018
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Senior Analyst - Inorganics 

Entrust are currently supporting an impressive, growing science led business who are focused on delivering a comprehensive platform of services to clients requiring innovative science based solutions.

The role is offered on a full time permanent basis and is based on their site in Manchester.

My client is looking for an experienced Analyst with significant scientific knowledge across multiple analytical techniques including ICP-MS and the ability to oversee/supervise other Analyst’s work.  Confidence in external communication with the customer will be expected, with input into technical discussions.

General Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for running their designated instrument, calibration, quality control, data processing and system suitability recording.
  • Taking the lead on reporting results and running investigations for PT schemes.
  • Maintenance and the record keeping of Instrumentation, keeping the instrument and its area clean and tidy.
  • In conjunction with Section Manager identify bottlenecks or potential issues in the laboratory, moving staff to maintain smooth operations of the laboratory
  • Trouble shooting and the corresponding maintenance of their instruments and communication of actions/effectiveness to management.
  • Reviewing/Checking QC data and analytical results.
  • Aid the laboratory Production Manager in processing the day’s workload and ensuring it runs at optimal efficiency.
  • Communicate with the laboratory staff and sample preparation staff to ensure that all samples are ready to be run when needed.
  • Comply with SOP's and QP's and associated changes to this documentation.
  • Train analysts in SOP's and QP's and help perform training needs analyses.
  • Aid the QC Manager in dealing with non-conformities associated to raw data and laboratory processes.
  • Comply with Health and Safety requirements of the site as Stated within Company policy, procedure and practice
  • Take the lead in method development and validations as and when required

Ideally you will have a strong background in the following:

  • Relevant Degree ideally a Chemistry background
  • Experience of working ICP-MS
  • Knowledge and experience of instrument and test
  • Knowledge of Quality systems
  • Mentoring/Leaderships skills

My client offers:

  • A great working environment
  • Great Career Progression
  • Market Leading Staff Salary
  • Outstanding Company Benefits  

If you are interested in discussing things further then please contact me on 01224 608988 or email

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