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ANALYTICAL CHEMIST

Scientific
Randox Laboratories - National

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
September 08, 2017
Expires on
October 06, 2017
Company
Randox Laboratories - National
Region
Northern Ireland
Location
Crumlin, Antrim
Years of Experience
Career Level
Graduate, Experienced Hires
Salary
Negotiable

About Randox Laboratories - National

Randox is a world leader in in-vitro diagnostics supplying a range of innovative laboratory instruments and tests to a wide range of customers across the globe. Our mission is to create added value in healthcare by focussing on our expertise in diagnostics.

We play a pioneering role in laboratory medicine. High value is placed in research and development to continuously improve existing and develop innovative new products. This has allowed us to continuously grow and expand our international sales teams. Now is your chance to be part of strong, growing organisation.

Contact name
Human Resources
Phone
+44 (0) 28 9442 2413
Email
recruitment@randox.com
Website
www.randox.com

Job descriptionApply Now

ANALYTICAL CHEMIST (17/ANCH)


 


Who we are:


 


Randox Laboratories Ltd. is a privately owned diagnostic reagent and equipment manufacturing company. For 30 years we have developed innovative diagnostic products and services that deliver significant benefits to patients and healthcare professionals.


 


Through extensive research and development programs, Randox plays a pioneering role in clinical and laboratory medicine. Our goal is to improve health and quality of life by innovation of products and services for the early detection, targeted screening and diagnosis of disease states


 


As a world leader in in-vitro diagnostics, Randox develops, manufactures and supplies a wide range of reliable laboratory instruments, tests and quality control sera. We are currently the 6th largest manufacturer of clinical chemistry diagnostic products world-wide. We are also pioneers of multianalyte diagnostic testing having invented and developed Evidence® Biochip Array Technology (BAT), the world’s first multiplexed immunoassay platform. Our products are employed in over 30,000 laboratories in 130 countries worldwide, and support clinical decision-making in a wide variety of fields, including cardiology, neurology, oncology, biochemistry, virology, endocrinology and immunology.  Our mission is to create added value in healthcare by focusing on our expertise in diagnostics.


 


The Role:


 


We require a highly motivated individual to work within the High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) department for our Research and Development section. The successful candidate will fulfill a broad range of functions, including method development and validation supporting Food Diagnostics and Toxicology applications.  


 


Major Duties:


 




  1. Method Development: Design, optimise and develop methods for quantification and assignment of calibrators (in single and multi-analyte format) to be used in immunoassay development using High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)




  2. Validation of the methods and equipments.




  3. Operation and maintenance of HPLC instruments.




  4. Design and execute experiments independently, identify scientific and technical problems and provide potential solutions.




  5. Interpret data and discuss experimental results within team and department meetings.




  6. Maintain accurate work and laboratory documentation.




  7. Prioritize workflow to meet deadlines.




  8. Conduct scientific literature searches for project development purposes and continued professional development.




  9. Interact effectively with staff of diverse disciplines across the organization.




  10. Working collaboratively in cross-functional teams


     


    The Candidates:


     


    Essential attributes:





  1. BSc degree in Analytical, Organic or Bioorganic Chemistry with strong analytical background.




  2. Have good experience of High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)




  3. Demonstrable work experience and skill in problem solving and novel approaches




  4. Good understanding of lab safety, COSSH and Good Lab Practice (GLP)




  5. Ability to organise and priorities work to deliver project in timely fashion




  6. Ability to work independently within the context of a multidisciplinary research team.




  7. Ability to communicate complex information clearly.




  8. Ability to assess and organise resources.


     


    Desirable attributes:





  1. Postgraduate research experience as an analytical chemist.




  2. Industrial experience.


     


     


    This is an excellent opportunity to join an innovative international company in a growing industry, who can provide career security and genuine advancement opportunities for those who show potential.


     


    What next:


     


    To apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to the following address:


     


    Human Resources Department


    Randox Laboratories Limited


    55 Diamond Road, Crumlin, County Antrim, United Kingdom, BT29 4QY


     


    Or alternatively via e-mail to: recruitment@randox.com


     


    Please quote the job reference 17/ANCH in all communication. Start date negotiable.


     


    For further information on all our job vacancies please follow this link: www.randox.com/vacancies.php


     


    Randox Laboratories Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer


     



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