Senior Analytical Chemist – Northern Ireland

Naynesh Mistry at CK Science is looking for two Senior Analytical Chemists to join an API development and manufacturer based in Northern Ireland, to supervise their team of development analysts.


The main roles and responsibilities of these Senior Analytical Chemist roles will be to perform, monitor and accept accountability for all assigned analytical duties relating to specific analytical projects as well as to supervise, delegate and review analytical activities of reporting staff. You will be responsible for the technical development and mentoring of reporting staff and will develop and validate analytical methods in support of API Development and Plant Manufacture. These methods will be for key starting materials, isolated intermediates and the final API as well as in-process controls. You will also perform routine analytical testing in-line with project requirements and will be fully competent in the following analytical techniques, as dictatedbyproject and/or departmental requirements: HPLC, GC, NMR, IR, UV, MS, KF, Classical techniques. It will also be your responsibility to prepare and present analytical data to customers (telecoms, face-to-face meetings etc.).

Qualifications and Skills:

In order to be considered for these Senior Analytical Chemist roles you will be degree qualified or equivalent in an analytical discipline. You will have previous analytical development experience in support of API Manufacturing within industry (i.e. pharmaceuticals or biotech) and will be fully proficient in (U)HPLC method development and ICH validation. With theoretical and hands-on experience of a wide range of analytical techniques required for characterising APIs (IR, NMR, MS, (U)HPLC, GC, GC-HS, LC-MS, GC-MS, IC, KF,ICP/AAS, XRPD etc.) you will have up-to-date knowledge of GMP and Regulatory requirements with respect to API development. You will be experienced in supervising and developing other analysts and technicians.

Please note that the closing date for this role is Friday 10th February 2012.

How to apply:

For more information or to apply for these Senior Analytical Chemist roles please contact Naynesh Mistry on 0114 2839956 or email  Please quote reference SH23643 in all correspondence.

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