CK Group are recruiting for Analytical Chemists to join the analytical development department of a contract development and manufacturing organisation at their expanding facilities located near Newcastle. This role is offered an initial contract of 12 months with a high probability of the position becoming permanent. The Company:- Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation. - Provide R&D and manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical and chemical industry. - Operate their HQ from north east England and have facilities located across the rest of the UK and around the world. - Growing organisation with great career development prospects. Location:- The company is located in Cramlington only a few miles away from Newcastle city centre. Analytical Chemist role:The main purpose of your role will be to provide an effective GMP regulated quality control analysis service to both internal and external customers. Further responsibilities will include:- Perform analysis using instrumental methods, including GC and HPLC. - Investigate analytical deviations and out of specification results.- Organise calibration and maintenance of analytical equipment.- Perform technical transfers between internal and external customers.- Support method validation programs. - Characterise reference materials for use in cGMP analysis.- Develop, evaluate and prepare analytical methods and SOPs as required.Your Background:The ideal candidate for this role will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:- Qualification in Chemistry or similar subject area. - Familiar with complex analytical instrumentation including HPLC and GC. - Experience working in an industrial laboratory to cGMP. Benefits:- Access to enhanced pension scheme. - Perkbox healthcare. - 25 days annual leave. - On-site health and wellbeing support, medical consultation and physiotherapy. - Fantastic career progression and development opportunities. Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. Please quote reference 53267 in all correspondence.