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Lead Analytical Chemistry Scientist

Employer
GE Aviation
Location
Chalfont St Giles
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 May 2021

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Clearance Level
SC, None / Undisclosed
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
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Job Description Summary As Lead Analytical Chemistry Scientist you will intervene on activities contributing to the design and development of products and their interaction with the human body. You will have some impact on departmental operations and be responsible for planning/execution.

Job Description Job Description Summary
As Lead Scientist, you play an important role in the Radiochemistry R&D team which is scientifically responsible for defining, developing and delivering novel radiolabelled imaging agents and manufacturing methods in Pharmaceutical Diagnostics R&D, GE Healthcare. Key business areas are neurology, oncology and cardiology, where GE Healthcare provides molecular imaging products across the imaging modalities PET and SPECT.

Job Description
GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator with over 100 years of healthcare industry experience and around 50,000 employees globally. We enable clinicians to make faster, more informed decisions through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services, supported by our Edison intelligence platform. We operate at the centre of an ecosystem working toward precision health - digitizing healthcare, helping drive productivity and improving outcomes for patients, providers, health systems and researchers around the world.

Our Pharmaceutical Diagnostics (PDx) business is a global leader in imaging agents, used to improve and enhance the images that radiologists use to diagnose and monitor disease. We support healthcare professionals in the administration of neurology, cardiology and oncology procedures that are used to image three patients around the world, every second.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Development, validation and application of imaging agent release methods, especially HPLC to support the development of imaging agents through pre-clinical and clinical studies, and into commercial manufacturing.
  • Work in a cross-functional team of radiochemists, biologists, chemists, analytical scientists, formulation scientists and people of other disciplines both in performing analytical method development experiments and by collaborating remotely with others performing the experimental development work.
  • Analytical support to the radiochemistry development team.
  • Produce suitable scientific reports and analytical method documentation to support regulatory packages and technology transfer to external manufacturing sites.
  • Participation in project team meetings, reporting progress to project leaders and line manager.

Qualifications/Requirements
  • PhD/MSc in Analytical Chemistry, Radiochemistry, Chemistry or similar or equivalent knowledge or experience.
  • Experience with development of chromatography methods by HPLC is essential.

Desired Characteristics
  • Demonstrable practical knowledge of analytical equipment and methods used in the characterisation and release of radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and release of biologically synthesised materials.
  • Organised approach for planning and delivering within complex scientific projects.
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements for analytical methods used for radiopharmaceuticals.
  • A good track record of working with external partners.
  • Experience with current Good Manufacturing Practice requirements.

Eligibility requirements
  • A good level of English

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you'd expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you'll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

Additional Information Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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