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Company: MDLZ
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Food, Beverage


Job Description

Brand: Reading Scientific Services

Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) is a cutting-edge Contract Research Organisation (CRO), providing research, analysis and consultancy to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and food sectors. Whether we are creating new products, validating medicines or solving investigations, we take pride in being a leader in our field, serving clients from across 60 countries.  

In 2019, we've been recognised as OBN's Best CRO, Women in Business Enlightened Employer and Business of the Year award winners.

Enriched by our parent company Mondelēz International, our diverse team includes 22 nationalities from 300 members, creating a family feel as we strive towards our mission of science enhancing lives.

Position summary:

In this role, you work independently to organize project teams and establish project technical scope and approach, and manage project design and delivery while still retaining a hands-on approach to analytical work. Your work includes large, complex projects that may be multi-department, cross-functional, and multi-country in nature. You offer people leadership, execute strategies or goals to meet business needs and interact independently with senior management and stakeholders.

How you will contribute

You will provide technical direction and leadership—which includes training and mentoring junior team members—in the laboratory to ensure that complex projects are completed on time and with the appropriate analytical and regulatory standards. In this role, you will review and approve scientific reports, method development and validations, authorize competencies in your area of expertise and independently perform complex method development and design validations protocols. In addition, you will maintain and troubleshoot lab equipment, ensure a clean, tidy and safe working environment, and perform and approve risk assessments. Excellent communication skills will be required of you because you will write technical reports, check data, offer interpretations of results and interact with internal and external holders using influencing and presentation skills to present project proposals and results.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Laboratory requirements and practices
  • Analytical technology in your area of expertise and the desire to develop in-depth and broader technical expertise
  • Scientific understanding and the ability to independently conduct chemical analysis in relevant area
  • Verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build your network and technical credibility with external clients and internal teams
  • Problem solving and planning resources to maintain a consistent workflow to deliver projects
  • Organizational skills, including time management and priority setting

This senior analyst role is based within the Functional Ingredients laboratory and focuses primarily on method development and validations of complex food and pharmaceutical matrices using HPLC and LCMS.

In addition this role will also involve investigative and routine analysis of products using chromatography techniques. It will independently manage workload and train junior members of the team as required, involve client contact and administrative support for laboratory management and play a key role in project management - ensuring that projects are performed and supervised effectively and accurately within agreed timescales and to appropriate quality standards.

Particular projects may be worked to either GMP or UKAS standards.

The role is ideally suited to someone with well established liquid chromatography experience and experience in analytical project management.


Relocation Support Available? No Relocation support available, however for candidates voluntarily moving internationally some minimal support is offered through our Volunteer International Transfer Policy Business Unit Summary At Mondelēz International, our purpose is to empower people to snack right by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. That means delivering a broad range of delicious, high-quality snacks that nourish life's moments, made with sustainable ingredients and packaging that consumers can feel good about. We have a rich portfolio of strong brands globally and locally including many household names such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. We are proud to hold the top position globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy and the second top position in gum. Our 80,000 makers and bakers are located in more than 80 countries and we sell our products in over 150 countries around the world. Our people are energized for growth and critical to us living our purpose and values. We are a diverse community that can make things happen—and happen fast.

Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type RegularAnalytical ScienceScience & Engineering

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