QC Analyst

QC Analyst (AH182)

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

£20K – £25K (dependent upon experience) + Employee Perks + Pension


Our client is a leading contract testing organisation based in Cambridge, who carry out trace level analysis for over 900 compounds in a wide range of matrices.

This organisation is now looking to add a QC Analyst to their team, a great role enabling somebody to develop a real in-depth knowledge of GC-MS/MS.

There are clear, defined progression paths for Analysts in this company with opportunities to move into Senior Analyst roles in the future.


As a QC Analyst, you will be responsible for:

* Performing quality control testing of a variety of samples, using GC-MS/MS

* Troubleshooting the GC-MS/MS instrumentation for leaks, blockages etc

* Interpreting chromatograms to identify any issues, and ascertaining where the error lies to remedy the issue

* Carrying out regular preventative maintenance of your GC-MS/MS instrument, including changing/trimming columns and cleaning the MS detector

* Investigation of any Out of Spec/Out of Trend (OOS/OOT) results

* Ensuring that strict ISO17025 compliance is adhered to in the laboratory

* Uploading QC test results onto the LIMS system.


To be considered for this role, candidates will be degree-level qualified in Chemistry or a closely related subject, with proven analytical experience in a regulated laboratory.

You must be confident in troubleshooting issues and carrying out preventative maintenance of GC-MS/MS instrumentation.

You must be self-motivated and highly organised to manage your workload in a fast-paced organisation.

Keywords: GC-MS, LC-MS, GC-MS/MS, LC-MS/MS, Instrument Troubleshooting, Chromatogram Analysis, Preventative Maintenance, QC, Quality Control, Chemist, QC Analyst, QC Chemist, Analytical Chemist, Laboratory Analyst, Lab Analyst, ISO17025, SOPs, OOS, OOT, Out of Spec, Out of Trend

Employee Perks + Pension