Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) is a leading edge science consultancy offering research, analysis, training and consultancy to our clients globally, primarily blue chip food and pharmaceutical companies. We do with passion, integrity and service to exceed expectations and deliver enhanced value to our clients.
Not only that but we’re supporting our parent company – Mondelēz International – where we operate as the Reading Science Centre. That means we’re both agile and autonomous whilst enjoying the development and growth of being connected to the biggest snacking company in the world.
Purpose of the role:
In RSSL we are customer focused, science led and results driven. The RSSL Pharma Development laboratory performs a wide range of analyses for a variety of food, pharmaceutical and healthcare companies and supports Mondelez research and innovation.
The role of HPLC Method Developer is a technical role within the pharmaceutical development laboratory and is key to ensuring that delegated projects are carried out effectively and that customers requirements and contractual agreements are met.
The job holder will be required to execute analytical projects predominantly involving HPLC method development and validation of stability indicating methods for API and a wide variety of formulated product matrices for assay and related substance determination. However, there will also be a wider aspect to the role including activities such as accelerated stability, release testing, and the use of other appropriate analytical techniques (e.g. dissolution, KF, FT-IR etc).
The role requires the individual to work reasonably independently during the method development, and expected to write scientific protocols and reports to a high technical standard. As an innovative and self-motivated scientist, you will have the opportunity to directly influence projects and interact with customers in cross-functional project meetings. You may be expected to review technical work and provide training to less experienced team members.
The RSSL pharmaceutical laboratory is a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment, so you will need to have good judgement and awareness to be able to recognise and solve problems
To liaise with clients, business development and line management to ensure effective communication of project proposals and results.
Deliver internal presentations across groups and to technical stakeholders
Work to the highest standards of safety and quality by ensuring that appropriate COSHHs, risk assessments and SOPs are understood and followed.
Education and Experience:
We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills.
In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful International business that offers financial rewards and resources, including bonus scheme, contributory pension, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and a flexible benefits programme.
Please be aware that this role may require handling of materials that may contain chemicals, solvents and allergens, and the appropriate protective wear will be supplied.