Principal/Senior Chemist

Ref: JO0000001644_1523866
Sector: Health and safety
Region: North West
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 16/04/2018
End Date: 16/05/2018

Senior Analyst
£26,000 + Benefits

Our Client
Our client is a leading specialist testing business, with a great history and extensive experience they are the market leader in their field.

The Role
Preparation and analysis samples using a variety of wet chemistry methods and a wide range of analytical techniques.
Method development and maintenance of GC/MS, GC/TQ and LC/DAD/TQ methods.
Limited client liaison and writing technical reports.

Principal responsibilities
1. Preparation and analysis of textile and related samples
2. Development and maintenance of GC/MS, GC/TQ and LC/DAD/TQ methods
3. Write technical reports as and when required.

Minimum chemistry qualification BSC degree level or equivalent
Chromatography - both HPLC and GC
With detectors - quadrapole MS, triple quadrapole MS, Chemical ionisation MS
Software - preferably shimadzu
Experience of method development on any of the above.

Extensive experience working within an analytical chemistry department.
Experience of GC/MS, GC/TQ and LC/DAD/TQ method setup and maintenance is essential.
Experience of any of the following would be an advantage.
1. Thermal desorption GC/MS
5. DSC
6. ISO 17025
7. Experience of textiles and/or related materials (including plastic and metallic)
8. Computer software (LIMS, Office, instrument software)

The Benefits
* Salary of £26,000
* Bonus and benefits
* Contributory Pension Scheme

About Us
Newman Stewart is a privately owned and leading provider of Executive Search, Management Selection, Executive Outplacement, Salary Benchmarking and Psychometric Assessment services.

With offices in Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results we deliver for our clients. You can view what they choose to say at

To Apply
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Steve Bennett in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

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