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R&D analyst chromatography

  • Location:

    Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • Contact:

    Nicol Heijtbrink

  • Job type:

    Temp to Perm

  • Contact phone:

    +31 (0)20 406 97 50

  • Industry:

    Life Sciences, Biotechnology

  • Contact email:

    nicol_heijtbrink@oxfordcorp.com

Are you looking for a challenge in the field of chromatography equipment and method development? This is the position for you! AS R&D analyst you will work on research and troubleshooting in the field of HPLC and GC.

Job Description

Do you want to work for an international company, who is a global player in the field of refining plant materials for the food industry? The Lab Analyst for our R&D lab will be responsible for leading the execution of analyses to support R&D projects for edible oils and fats. This can be the development of brand new products and techniques, or improving existing processes and methods. To aid this goal you will work with many different analytical instruments, including HPLC, LC-MS, GC, ICP-MS, etc. As technician you optimize, troubleshoot and maintain the chromatography equipment. The successful candidate will receive and prepare samples for testing, as well as document and report results. They will also be responsible for calibrating, troubleshooting, and maintaining the equipment used, and will assist with the implementation and optimization of new and existing analytical methods and techniques.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct complex inspections for new processes or product properties using various analytical methods (HPLC, GC)
  • Method development and troubleshooting of equipment based on feedback from QC
  • Receive, prepare and process laboratory samples for testing according to pre-determined protocols
  • Understand and adhere to safety regulations and other compliance requirements
  • Manage the inventory of laboratory supplies and clean laboratory spaces and equipment
  • Interpret and document test results, and communicate the results internally as needed
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and guidance to (junior) team members
  • Handle complex administrative, technical, or customer support issues under minimal supervision, referring only the most complex issues to the appropriate staff


Profile

  • HLO/WO degree in chemistry, preferably with a specialization in analytical chemistry
  • At least 2 years of HPLC experience, with the ability to work independently
  • Experience with troubleshooting and maintenance of HPLC and/or GC equipment is required
  • Experience with method development and validation in chromatography
  • Familiarity with laboratory information management systems (LIMS) is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Because of the location of the client, own transportation is needed
  • Dutch residency and work permit required

Benefits

  • Employment: 1 year contract trough Oxford Global Resources;
  • Salary indication: From approximately € 2500 to € 3900 gross per month;
  • Working hours: fulltime, dayshift;
  • Region: Rotterdam area;
  • Vacancy number: 22235;