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Lead Scientist

up to £38k plus benefits | North West, Cheshire |  Manufacturing and Operations, Research & Development |  Permanent  | Ref:889262

The Role

Lead Scientist - Life Science Company - Alderley Park, North West England - up to £38k plus benefits


The Company

  • Life Science Company
  • Provides a range of innovative solutions to some major clients within Pharma and Biotech Companies.
  • Excellent laboratory facilities
  • Outstanding management team
  • Sites across the UK.


The Role

  • Lead Scientist responsible for ensuring DMPK studies are carried out.
  • Competent with mass spectrometry and hands on analytical techniques.
  • Conduct experiments
  • Fulfill customer queries regarding all technical aspects
  • Role model and mentor for less experienced scientists



  • Have a proactive attitude towards internal and external customer satisfaction to the highest standards of scientific quality and integrity
  • Meticulous attitude towards Document control, SOP's and Reports
  • Fully competent in mass spectrometry analysis
  • Trouble shooting and data processing
  • Experience of mentoring and motivating less experienced people on the team.


What should you do next?

This role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to further your career and gain more experience of leading a team. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there. Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Natalie Hough

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

Drug Development Team. I specialise in R&D and Manufacturing roles.

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

CMC, Engineer & CSV Engineers, Manufacturing Specialists, Scientists, Process Engineers, and Technical Specialists positions. 

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

Rising drug prices

Who is your biggest idol / inspiration and why?

My biggest idolS (without sounding too soppy) are my children.

What is your greatest fear?

Heights and rats

How would your friends describe you in three words?

Loving, Driven and Fun

You’re stranded on a desert island – what one thing could you not live without?

The worlds biggest book


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