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UK ~ Nottingham

Principal Analytical Scientist

Company Overview

Our growing and successful business comprises of over 600 talented individuals globally, in an environment where everybody counts and is instrumental to our success.  With state-of-the-art manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA, we deliver a full range of drug development solutions around the globe saving our clients both time and money.

People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development world, specialising in delivering innovative solutions that integrate formulation development, real time GMP manufacturing and clinical testing. We pride ourselves on the quality of our services and our engaged culture. We are passionate about helping our customers get new medicines to market.

The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Principal Analytical Scientist to join our Analytical Development team. In this role you will support the Analytical Development team to ensure the successful delivery of all operational projects for our clients. This will require you to provide technical expertise on new analytical methods and where applicable further develop the methods so that they are suitable for testing the drug products that are dosed within the clinic including the validation of these methods. You will also assist in the review and approval of key study documentation; including protocols, validation reports and analytical write up to ensure a high level of accuracy and consistency.  

As the  Principal Analytical Scientist you will also identify and install new analytical capabilities in the Pharmaceutical Sciences department and troubleshoot any complex methodologies and technical equipment across the company. Furthermore, in this role you will be required to attend client meetings and host audits on behalf of the development team where required.

This role will require you to work with cross functional teams across the business and with our clients so the ability to build strong working relationships is key.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be Degree level qualification in Chemistry or equivalent and will have significant experience working in an analytical role within the pharmaceutical industry.  You will also have expertise in HPLC assays, purity and dissolution method development, validation troubleshooting and extensive knowledge in test requirements for oral dosage forms.

You should be reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated as well as having excellent communication skills. Strong IT skills and experience of completing documentation with a high degree of accuracy is also a must. 

Company benefits

In return you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business. 

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