Senior Scientist - Lipids - 1615749

Ref: 1615749 | Permanent | Laboratory and Scientific, Food Manufacturing |

Job Specification

Job Title: Senior Scientist - Lipids
Job Reference: 1615749
Salary Guide: Salary between £0.00 and £0.00 depending on candidate experience and skillset
Listing Category: Laboratory and Scientific, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description

What makes working at Mondelēz 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 people’s faces. We’re the world’s 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.

Mondelēz International’s 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.

The role at Senior Scientist - Lipids is to provide technical direction and managerial responsibilities within the Lipids laboratory. The Senior Scientist ill play a key role in ensuring that projects are performed effectively and accurately and to appropriate quality standards. This role focuses on routine and investigative analyses of products and method development and validations using techniques such as LCMS, HPLC, Wet Chemistry and GC. The individual will manage and train junior members of the team, be a key client contact and administrative support for laboratory management.

Primary Accountabilities / Responsibilities


  • 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.
  • Provide Technical direction within own area of expertise within the team.
  • Perform a range of analysis using LCMS, HPLC, Wet Chemistry and GC independently.
  • Perform complex method development and design validation protocols.
  • Perform maintenance and troubleshooting of lab equipment.
  • Provide Technical direction within own area of expertise within the team.
  • Perform data checking and provide interpretation of results for routine testing.
  • Generate certificate analysis or external interpretive reports.
  • Expert user of specific software and proficient in the use of generic and specific software packages require for the role: Laboratory’s LIMS system, Q-Pulse
  • 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.