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Method Developer - Environmental Science

Labcorp Drug Development
Derby, United Kingdom
Start date
13 Aug 2022
Closing date
10 Sep 2022

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R & D , Laboratory
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

Do you have experience working in a chemistry lab and are looking for your next move?

Do you want to work for a Scientific company that is a world leader in Environmental research?

Are you looking for a varied role that will offer you the opportunity to work on a variety of studies using different instruments within an analytical chemistry environment?

Labcorp is a leading global life sciences company with a mission to improve health and improve lives.

The Environmental teams at Labcorp have been helping companies bring safe products to market for over 40 years. Our varied work supports the crop protection, chemical and pharmaceutical industries so if you want to be part of a dynamic and growing team then please apply today.

The analysis of PPP (Plant Protection Products) residues in fruit and vegetable crops is vitally important for protecting animal and human health. Through knowledge of the identity, character and potential toxicity of parent compounds, degradation products or metabolites, regulators can set MRLs and guidance to minimise operator exposure. You can be part of the team that do this at our Shardlow site, in Derbyshire.

As part of this team you will be responsible for developing the methods required to analyse the samples using various methods and techniques.

Main responsibilities include:
  • Setting up and performing a variety of analyses using appropriate instrumentation with routine and non routine methods
  • Critically reviewing study protocols and suggesting changes where appropriate
  • Providing input and participating in study meetings
  • Reviewing own work for overall accuracy, timeliness, completeness, and soundness of technical judgment
  • Routinely supporting studies in non-primary area of work
  • Participating in method development and validation projects

  • BSc in Chemistry related subject. Experience may be substituted for education

Skills and experience:
  • Instrumentation experience in industry with one or more of the following: LC-MS/MS, GC-MS, HPLC-uv, GC-FID and ICP-MS
  • Demonstrable experience with the workings of an analytical chemistry laboratory
  • Knowledge and/or experience working to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) advantageous
  • Ability to work independently and to tight deadlines

What does Labcorp offer you:
  • Unrivalled training and career development.
  • The chance to join a global and progressive CRO with a great global reputation!
  • The opportunity to really build on and develop your instrument skills.
  • A fantastic benefits and pension package.
  • Market leading salaries.
  • Relocation package (subject to criteria).

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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At Labcorp, we believe in the power of science to change lives. We are a leading global life sciences company that delivers answers for crucial health questions —because we know that knowledge has the potential to make life better for all. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations that not only empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations. Here, you can join our more than 70,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to make a real impact on people’s lives. Join us in our pursuit of answers.


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