19 Jul, 2018
Job Description Job Description What makes working at Mondelz International so special? Many things. The iconic brands and global nature of our business. The continuous innovation and endless opportunities to grow. The chance, each and every day, to put a smile on peoples faces. Were the worlds leading maker of Chocolate, Biscuits, Candy and Gum with billion-dollar brands like Cadbury, Milka, Prince and Oreo and we now have an exciting opportunity to join our team. Mondelz Internationals Reading Science Centre provides unique opportunities in the provision of scientific analysis, research, consultancy and training to its parent company and the wider food and pharmaceutical sectors. Operating as Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL), we apply leading-edge science with integrity and service to exceed expectations and deliver greater value to our clients. In RSSL we are customer focused, science led and results driven. The RSSL Pharmaceutical Chemistry laboratory performs a wide range of analytical analyses for a variety of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies and supports Mondelez research and innovation. The role at Senior Scientist 1 Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry is to undertake a practical role with possible line management and supervisory responsibilities within the gas chromatography laboratory. Play a key role in ensuring that projects are performed and supervised effectively and accurately within agreed timescales and to appropriate quality standards. This role focuses on routine and investigative analyses of products and method development and validations using gas chromatography massspectrometry. Train junior members of the team as required. Client contact and administrative support for laboratory Main Responsibilities:Technical Provide high quality customer service at all times by ensuring effective organisation of assigned workload, integrity of analytical data generated and timely/accurate provision of results. Assist with technical aspects for client proposals for method development, transfers and validation protocols. Independently perform a range of routine and investigative analysis using GC-MS and provide interpretation of results generated by GC-MS as required. Independently perform method development, transfers and validation of GC-MS methods. Responsible for the maintenance of the GC-MS systems including checking and approving suppliers reports (qualifications, repairs and preventative reports). Perform data checking and provide interpretation of results for routine testing. Generate certificate of analysis or external interpretive reports. Provide training and supervise junior staff in routine activities and methods and interpretation. Take responsibility for elements of specific projects and/or specific areas of general laboratory/sample administration and assign housekeeping tasks as required. Will be expected to work in different laboratories if the demand is required. Communication & Influence Work as part of an efficient analytical team Liase with clients, business development and line management to ensure effective communication of project proposals and results. Participate in client and stake holders meetings as required Deliver presentations to technical stakeholders and clients as required Manage small projects or defined areas of larger projects Leadership and supervision Plan own workload and plan routine projects for junior staff Train junior members of the team in routine methods Line management QEHS Work to the highest standards of safety and quality by ensuring that appropriate COSHHs, risk assessments and SOPs are understood and followed. To complete assigned quality actions in a timely manner, including review and approval Assist with the documentation of SOPs for simple equipment and tests and generation of Risk Assessments and COSHH To maintain a clean, tidy and safe working environment. To understand and work to the requirements of GMP and UKAS. Ensure training records are accurate. Qualifications Candidate Requirements: Educated to Degree or PhD in a relevant scientific discipline or equivalent relevant experience in a laboratory. Excellent understanding of GC-MS equipment Scientific understanding and ability to independently conduct chemical analysis in relevant area Accountable, honest, hardworking and able to work efficiently in a team Flexible and adaptable to meet customer/business requirements. Well organised and capable of working on multiple activities concurrently. Meticulous attention to detail Good verbal and written skills with the ability to communicate with clients and colleagues Self motivated, enthusiastic and quick to learn. Able to organise own work and others to maximise output Computer literate in standard MS office applications Ability to deliver projects/work within tight timescales and ability to motivate and mentor junior scievtific staff Technical credibility to develop good working relationships with internal and external clients Ability to problem solve and plan resources to maintain workflow in delivery of projects Extended experience of working with GC-MS Analytical Project management Preferred: Good knowledge of laboratory quality and accreditation systems (GMP/UKAS) Experience of working for. Or with, a CRO We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills. In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful International business that offers financial rewards and resources, including bonus scheme, contributory pension, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and a flexible benefits programme. RSSL website: YouTube channel: LinkedIn page: Company Description Even if you're not familiar with our name, you've almost certainly heard of our billion-dollar brands like Cadbury, Milka, Prince and Oreo. Developing the world's favorite snacks, we're passionate about creating delicious moments of joy for people all around the world. Working at Mondelēz International is all about the power of big - and small. Why big? Because we're the world's leading maker of Chocolate, Biscuits, Candy and Gum. We're ranked #1 in chocolate, biscuits and candy, and #2 in gum. What's more, we employ over 100,000 people worldwide and market products in around 165 countries. Why small? We go out of our way to hear everyone's point of view, and develop local roots wherever we go. It's this combination of big and small that drives everything we do. For more information, please visit: and To provide maintenane coverage for production equipment, preform predictive and preventative maintenance.
Mondelez International Reading, Oxfordshire Full time