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Technical Lead - ICP/MS & ICP/OES - Manchester

Scientific and Drug Discovery - Other
Ref: 1060 Date Posted: Tuesday 30 Oct 2018
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Technical Lead – Metals (ICP/MS & ICP/OES)

Analytical & Development Services


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.

Do you have a strong background in ICP/MS and ICP/OES and a subject matter expert in your field? If yes, please get in contact today.

The role is for a Technical Lead and is offered on a full time permanent basis and is based in Manchester

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide Technical Support to the business.
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation problems.
  • Organise and up keep service contracts for all instrumentation.
  • Troubleshoot analytical methods.
  • Overlook method improvements and validations.
  • Mentor analysts and laboratory technicians
  • Check analytical data produced by analysts and ensure the integrity of the data produced.
  • Set up new instruments, methods, workflows, standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Aid R&D department when appropriate.
  • Trouble shoot and maintain the instruments and communicate the actions/effectiveness to management.
  • Aid the section manager in technical requirements of processing the day’s workload and ensuring it runs at optimal efficiency.
  • Aid the QC manager in dealing with non-conformity associated to raw data and laboratory processes
  • Support the analyst team and aid other departments when necessary.
  • Prepare and supervise primary stock, working and daily solutions
  • Participate and take control of PT schemes and investigate PT data
  • Support the improvement and development of new and existing SOP’s.

Ideally you will have a strong background in the following:

  • Relevant Degree in Chemistry, etc.,
  • Strong Background in ICP/MS and ICP/OES Instrumentation
  • High-level interpersonal 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

Entrust People are a specialist European life sciences resourcing partner who is dedicated to finding the best talent in the niche disciplines which our business supports.