• Analytical Chemist Fordham
  • LGC Assure in Fordham, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

jobs description

Company Description


LGC ASSURE is a business unit within LGC Group, bound together by the core purpose of “Science for a Safer World”. Our mission within LGC Assure is to provide intelligent assurance for our customers and their supply network, primarily in the global food and beverage sector. We achieve this through three primary product and service offerings: certification and standards, digital and data, and testing and science-based services.

Our core products in the food and beverage sector comprise:

BRCGS: Protecting brands with globally recognised supply chain assurance solutions, based in London – UK and Milton – Canada.

INFORMED: Delivering quality assurance through globally trusted testing and certification programs for banned substances, based in Cambridge – UK and Lexington – US.

Safefood360: A leading software provider covering all aspects of compliance, delivered by a team of experienced food industry experts based in Dublin – Ireland.

Job... Description

Working within the Supplements and Feeds team, based in Fordham (Cambridgeshire), you will be performing analysis on a wide range of product matrices, testing products for substances prohibited in sport and also verifying key nutritional parameters e.g. Protein. Our testing and "Informed" certification programmes support elite athletes, manufacturers and general consumers - promoting "Science for a Safer World"

Tasks to be undertaken include:
• Performing extraction techniques – Solid phase extraction, liquid/liquid and automated liquid handling
• Using high-spec analytical instrumentation for chromatography and mass spectrometry – GC-MS/MS, LC-MS/MS and HRAM
• Performing instrumental analysis to verify protein content.
• Data analysis and review using TraceFinder and Masshunter applications.
• Working within an ISO17025 accredited laboratory.

• Degree level or equivalent in Chemistry or related subject covering analytical techniques and instrumentation.
• Experience of working in a food testing / analytical laboratory would be desirable.

Additional Information


LGC is a leading, global life science tools company, providing mission-critical components and solutions into high-growth application areas across the human healthcare and applied market segments. Its high-quality product portfolio is comprised of mission-critical tools for genomic analysis and for quality assurance applications, which are typically embedded and recurring within our customers’ products and workflows and are valued for their performance, quality, and range.



LGC strongly believes that every job applicant and employee should be valued for their individual talents regardless of age, disability, race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion, or belief. Short listing, interviewing and selection will always be carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, color, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, or trade union membership.

For more information about LGC, please visit our website www.lgcgroup.com

Fordham UK


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