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Senior Analytical Scientist

Jobs in Science Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Suffolk Full-Time
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Senior Analytical Innovation Scientist

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Salary: Competitive

Full-time, permanent (40hrs per week)

As a Senior Analytical Innovation Scientist, you will provide scientific expertise to our client’s Technical team covering both current and new R&D projects, working within the flavour, fragrance and consumer goods market. Collaborating with the Technical leadership Team, you will play a pivotal role in introducing the best industry methods and seek innovative approaches to improve analytical capabilities of the Validation Department.

Role Responsibilities:

* Actively investigate and where appropriate implement technologies that are new to the company with a view to developing new, innovative processes

* Actively seek creative approaches to improve the performance of the analytical in accordance with regulations and new site requirements.

* Review new Analytical instrumentation with a view to improved efficiency and automation

* Study the chemistry of contaminants and metabolites seen within essential oils and flavour or fragrance materials

* Determine the key authenticity marker compounds for the analysis of essential oils and natural flavour molecules

* Develop a method of analyses for these key marker compounds together with appropriate acceptable ranges

* Support all Analytical method development as required to support the business need

* Propose and develop new methodologies required to support New Product Development

* Deliver technical training on new analytical technologies as required

* Specify validation protocols and validate all new and existing analytical methods

* Review the Bipea Proficiency testing programme and associated reports with the aim of promoting and supporting continuous improvement

* Statistical data evaluation of new and existing analytical methods

* Attend international scientific events and produce technology watch sheets for interesting technological advancements

* Write Quality Policies, Procedures and Operating Instructions.

* Undergo training in areas specific to business as required.

* Ensure that the working area in the laboratory is maintained in a clean and orderly condition and that any hazard or potential hazard is reported to the Line Manager or H&S Officer

Candidate:

* Full UK driving license and valid Passport

* Degree in a science related discipline

* Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a method development chemist

* Significant experience in working with GC-FID, HPLC, GC/MS, GC/MSMS and LC/MSMS

* Experience with SPME, headspace, olfactometry and spectroscopy is desirable.

* Strong knowledge of analytical disciplines, methods, developments and troubleshooting.

* Strong organisational skills with the ability to take initiative, manage changing priorities and work independently

* Significant experience in data collection, extraction and analysis with strong analytical, problem-solving and research skills

* Exceptional ability to communicate complex issues in clear, concise language both verbally and in writing

* Excellent interpersonal and relationship skills with the ability to influence teams and colleagues

* Commercial mindset

**Competitive salary and benefits package on offer
 

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