Bioanalytical Chemist Jobs Vacancy at Premier Foods High Wycombe
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Bioanalytical Chemist Jobs Vacancy at Premier Foods High Wycombe Jobs Details:
Our purpose is to create the food our nation loves most for modern life, and we’ve been doing it a long time - many of our much-loved brands have been part of UK life for more than a century.
We're one of Britain's biggest food companies and you'll find our leading brands in around 94% of British households, as well as across multiple international markets. We're listed on the UK Stock Exchange, with annual revenues of in excess of £800m and employ around 4,000 colleagues, across 15 locations.
Our UK Business Unit is responsible for developing our portfolio of brands in the following key categories: Flavourings & Seasonings, Cooking Sauces & Accompaniments, Quick Meals & Soups, Ambient Desserts and Sweet Treats. Our Brands include Mr Kipling, Cadbury, Bisto, Bachelors, Ambrosia, Sharwood’s, Oxo, Loyd Grossman, Homepride, Paul Hollywood and McDougall’s with some supported by our strategic partnerships with Mondelez and Nissin.
Our International Business Unit is focused on developing new markets for our brands around the world, including Australia, USA, Republic of Ireland, Middle East, South Africa and Canada.
Full Time, Permanent
Based at Premier Analytical Services in High Wycombe
Main Purpose Of The Role
To provide a mycotoxin and natural toxin testing service to Premier Group and external clients.
To undertake routine HPLC and LC/MS based analyses within the Bioanalytical Chemistry team
To prioritise and organise the completion of work to customers deadlines
To carry out method developments for HPLC-based methods
To be able to carry out routine maintenance of HPLC equipment
To undertake training to broaden knowledge of food analysis and analytical techniques
To carry out sample logging and data entry into LIMS
To ensure that all operations comply with health and safety regulations especially COSHH
To maintain laboratories in a safe, tidy and clean manner
To maintain records of all work carried out in accordance to the UKAS quality system and to assist in the compilation of test and support methods
To undertake reporting of results to customers once fully trained
Experience and Skills Required
Experience of Laboratory analytical work in a business environment using HPLC
Chemistry/Biochemistry or Food Science/Technology degree
Good knowledge and understanding of chromatography techniques
Good practical skills in HPLC with emphasis on attention to detail
Good practical skills in sample preparation techniques and/or general chemical analysis
Proven strong organisational abilities, self motivated
Good team work and interpersonal skills
Ability to trouble shoot and perform routine maintenance of HPLC equipment, and knowledge of trouble shooting techniques
Practical experience of LC/MS
Experience of working in Food/Agriculture industry
General understanding of Food Chemistry and Food Technology