Section Head

Posted on Jan 22, 2019 by Search Consultancy

Chapel-en-le-frith, Derbyshire United Kingdom
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Excellent opportunity for a chemistry section head position within a pharmaceutical company based in Derbyshire

This is a permanent opportunity paying a competitive salary with added benefits.

Search Scientific consultancy is a recruitment partner to an international pharmaceutical testing company based in Derbyshire. In this role you will be managing a team, who are responsible for analysing pharmaceutical products using analytical techniques such as HPLC, GC and LC,


Efficiently organise and manage the team to ensure that all samples are analysed to a high standard by suitably trained staff within a time limit appropriate to the client expectation.

Developing and contributing towards operational efficiency.

Optimising service delivery, in line with service line agreements and key performance indicators.

Carrying out analysis as required and maintains a high level of technical competence

Demonstrate excellent experience in using techniques such as HPLC, GC, LC etc

Maintaining the quality system in line with GMP guidelines.

Leading, coordinating, training and developing a team of analysts to undertake the preparation and analysis of samples, for the determination of organic chemistry components.

Ensure that all staff is properly trained to perform the tasks given to them and keep the Contaminants Manager informed of the progress/performance of all staff.



Degree in Science discipline

Understanding of GMP guidelines, audit procedures and methods.

Excellent understanding wet chemistry techniques such as HPLC, GC and LC

Experience in working within a GMP accredited laboratory

Previous experience in team management

If your skills match the above and you are interested in this position, then please apply online or contact Pabudu on or Email to

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Reference: 619978299

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