New Position Available!

Job Title: Chromatographer

We are looking for a chromatographer to develop the Porvair Sciences product range, improve our capabilities as an international leader in the development and supply of high performance, innovative materials and solutions for applications in filtration and separation. Joining development team you will lead the design, testing and research application to ensure Porvair Sciences are at the forefront of filtration technology.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Business Manager and technical team, the role will require involvement in all aspects of Porvair Sciences including:
  • Quality Control of new and existing Chromatography products
  • Develop novel chemistry and manufacturing protocols for applications in Chromatography
  • Carry out research and development projects both independently and as part of a team
  • Develop and perform analytical techniques
  • Contribute to innovation and modification of processes, methods and equipment.
  • Conduct laboratory analysis procedures and quality control procedures as required
  • Writing applications notes as necessary
  • Presenting and reporting on research progress and outcomes to the wider development team
  • Producing protocols and SOP’s for any new processes as necessary
  • Supplying necessary support for the technical and manufacturing team
  • Get involved in all aspects of process development, product validation and quality control

Accountable for:

  • Achievement of Porvair Sciences technical goals
  • Development and training of technical staff in newly identified processes
  • Introduction and maintenance of laboratory best practice: working practices, H&S etc

Experience Required:

  • Strong background in Analytical Science or Chemistry related discipline with strong academic qualifications in these fields
  • A good track record in product development, problem solving and technical communication
  • Experience with GC/LC/MS
  • Practical experience of chemical extraction and purification techniques including preparative Chromatography
  • Analytical experience using Spectrophotometric techniques
  • Experience of working in a laboratory setting with knowledge of laboratory disciplines

Essential Qualifications:

  • Primary degree in a scientific discipline, ideally chemistry/ Analytical Science or related discipline.
  • Computer literacy (familiarity with Microsoft Office as a minimum).

Desirable Qualifications:

  • High quality secondary degree or PhD in chemistry, Analytical Science or a closely related subject
  • Knowledge and Practical experience of separating technologies such as SPE, HPLC, and GC.
  • Experience with MS technology.
  • Suitable and relevant industrial experience will also be considered.

Personal Skills Required:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proactive and driven to achieve goals. Self-starting and self-motivational qualities.
  • Ability to get on well with colleagues in a small team

Interested? To apply please send an email with your CV to