Scientist- Ion Chromatography Job at Mondelez International Reading

Job Description

Purpose of role

In RSSL we are customer focused, science led and results driven. The RSSL Functional Ingredients laboratory performs a wide range of analytical analyses for a variety of food, pharmaceutical and healthcare companies and supports Mondelez research and innovation.

The role at Scientist II is to undertake a practical role with possible supervisory responsibilities within the Functional Ingredients 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, method development and validations using chromographic techniques, mainly ion chromatography and amino acid analyser. Supervise and train junior members of the team as required. Client contact and administrative support for laboratory management.


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.

Perform a range of routine and investigative analysis using ion chromatography, amino acid analyser, HPLC and LC-MS independenty and provide interpretation of results generated as required.

Perform method development, transfers and design validation protocols with support.

Responsible for the maintenance of the ion chromatograpy and amino acid analyser systems including checking and approving supplier’s reports (qualifications, repairs and preventative reports).

Assist with technical aspects for client proposals for method development, transfers and validation protocols.

Be superuser in the use of instrument software such as Chromeleon, OpenLab and MassLynx, proficient at setting up reports and troubleshooting.

Provide training and supervise junior staff in routine activities and methods.

Will be expected to work in different laboratories if the demand is required.

Perform data checking, provide interpretation of results and generate certificates of analysis for routine testing.

Work as part of an efficient analytical team .

To 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

Plan own workload and plan routine projects for junior staff

Train junior members of the team in routine methods

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.

Education and Experiences

Educated to Degree or PhD in a relevant scientific discipline or equivalent relevant experience in a laboratory.

Good understanding of (include specifics) lab 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 client’s 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

Experience of working in a regulated environment.


English fluency (written and spoken)

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.

About the Company

Company: Mondelez International

Company Location:  Reading

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