Opportunities for interim, contract and temporary positions

Scientists - 12 Month FTC

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and organised scientists to join our Analytical and Material Science (AMS) team on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.

    Job purpose:-

    The Analytical and Material Science (AMS) Team at our Fordham site are starting an exciting project investigating novel e-cigarette technology in partnership with our colleagues at the Teddington site. The project involves quantitation of a wide range of compounds using LC-MS/MS and GC-MS analysis.

    Key Responsibilities:-

    • Preparing standards and samples for analysis (wet chemistry, smoking machine)
    • Operating the LC-MS/MS and GC-MS instruments for acquisition
    • Data processing
    • Preparing result reports and data summaries
    • Perform associated lab activities such as (assisting with) logging in of samples and reference materials, lab cleans, instrument trouble shooting.
    • Maintain required documentation, such as SOPs, COSHH assessments, project and sample trackers

    Education, experience and technical skills:-

    • Degree in chemistry or related subject
    • Experience working in an analytical lab is a plus
    • Experience with/knowledge of LC-MS/MS and/or GC-MS Quantitative Analysis is a plus
    • Understanding of regulatory environments (for instance GLP, GMP, ISO17025)

    Person specification:-

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good organisational skills to perform tasks in a meticulous manner with close attention to detail
    • Flexible attitude to changing priorities and timelines, responding to these challenges positively
    • Good time management skills and ability to work and deliver to tight deadlines
    • Highly motivated and willing to get involved with new initiatives
    • Enthusiastic, with a positive attitude

    What we can offer you:-

    We offer a flexible approach to work, in a friendly and informal environment.  As well as a competitive salary, we offer a range of flexible benefits, including a group personal pension plan, cycle to work scheme, travel insurance and many more.