Toxicology Technical Specialist

  • Salary: £30000 per annum
  • REF Number: v-99294-3
  • Consultant: Phoebe Walker
  • Contact: 01246 457722
  • Date Published: 21.05.2024
  • Industry: Chemical
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire, England
  • Functional Expertise: Research & Development

CK Group are recruiting for a LC-MS Scientist to join a forensic testing organisation based in Warrington on a permanent basis.  


In this role, you will work within the Toxicology Research and Development Team to carrying out method development and validation projects under the guidance of the R&D Lead Analytical Toxicologist. 


Your main duties will be:

  • Development, validation, and implementation of new methods, in line with ISO17025 (2017) and the Forensic Science Regulator’s Codes of Practice & Conduct.
  • Drawing up of validation protocols and the production of validation reports in compliance with the Quality Management System.
  • Technical evaluation and refinement of existing processes and development of more efficient and robust methods.
  • Support investigations into Quality Control trends when required.
  • Advising on and carrying out quality investigations.
  • Delivering training to Toxicology analytical team when required.

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have an:

  • Excellent understanding of drug extraction techniques, notably LLE and SPE.
  • A thorough understanding of immunoassay and chromatographic techniques (such as ELISA, HS-GC-FID, GC-MS, LC-MS/MS and HPLC-DAD).
  • Troubleshooting LC-MS/MS instrumentation, both hardware and software.
  • A thorough understanding of good laboratory practice including ISO17025 and anti-contamination protocols is essential
  • Technically minded and the ability to problem solve effectively.
  • Familiarity with AB Sciex, Thermo and/or Waters equipment 


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 99294 in all correspondence.

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