Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Head of R+D - Chromatography


  • Scotland
  • £competitive + bonus
  • Engineering & Software

About this job

A career-defining role for a talented Research & Development Engineer to join an OEM designing the next generation of analytical instruments.

Based in a brand-new R+D laboratory in Scotland, you will lead and inspire a team of 25 Engineers across several disciplines (electronics, mechanics, software) whilst designing and developing the next generation of chromatography instruments. You will be responsible for the entire laboratory & ongoing projects alongside line management of staff both onsite and remotely. You will liaise closely with customers to understand their requirements and present at trade shows and user seminars.

You must bring a solid background in gas chromatography, liquid chromatography &/or mass spectrometry and understand customer requirements within this competitive market. Experienced in either engineering, physics, chemistry, biochemistry or similar, as well as instrument design and the ability to work experimentally is essential. As is proven experience in delivering a competitive instrument within a reasonable time scale and budget.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to build a long-term career and create a reputation within the industry. The company offer a competitive salary, bonus and a relocation package and are willing to offer Sponsorship to international candidates in order fulfil this pivotal role.

Apply via VRS or call Eleanor on 0161 504 3957 to discuss this position further.

Key words: gas chromatography, GC, liquid chromatography, LC, mass spectrometry, R+D, research and development, engineering, instrument design, physics, mechanical engineering, software, firmware, management, team leader, chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, physicist, Scotland, Edinburgh, VRS7303EM.

Please note that by submitting your application to VRS Ltd your details will be registered with us so that we can contact you about suitable job opportunities now and in future. You may unsubscribe at any time by emailing us directly via our website