Analytical Method Development Expert

ECS Group Ltd
£40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
I am currently looking for a new Analytical Method Development Expert to join the R&D team of my client's global healthcare organisation, specialising in Inhalation, based in Loughborough. Working Hours -37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday on a permanent basis, with a competitive salary and benefits. Overall Mission Work as part of a team responsible for the testing and development of new inhalation pharmaceutical products as part of a successful R&D organisation. You will be responsible for leading the development of analytical methods that will be used for the testing of pharmaceutical products. This will include 'from scratch' methods which will have marginal or zero literature available. The principal dosage form will be inhalation, and the main technique will be LC. T The successful candidate will also be required to have a knowledge of organic chemistry, in order to facilitate full contribution to the development of stability indicating impurity methods. Knowledge & Skills required; Very knowledgeable in the theoretical aspects of analytical method development with particular emphasis on development of LC methods Practical experience of the execution of method development and method validation Knowledge of organic chemistry and experience of relating this knowledge to the prediction of degradation pathways of organic molecules. Experienced in the validation requirements for analytical methodology in the pharmaceutical industry (MHRA / FDA / ICH etc.) Experienced in working to GMP (good manufacturing practice) A track record of problem solving and production of robust methodologies to analyse pharmaceutical products. Experience of a wide range of instrumental as well as practical experience of 'wet' and classical chemistry. Proven ability to work methodically and pay meticulous attention to detail. Experienced in the characterisation of organic impurities, with emphasis on utilising LC with mass spectrometry detection as the principal means of elucidation Broad knowledge of current industry practices, with an established network of relevant external contacts, ideally having history of authoring relevant publications Working knowledge of analytical method life-cycle management, to include Quality by Design and method risk assessments Qualifications Degree qualified, MSc or PhD in Chemistry and/or Biochemistry Extensive experience in a method development role in the pharmaceutical industry. This job was originally posted as