QC Scientist

Recruiter
CY Partners
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£16000 - £18000/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
QC Scientist
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a QC Scientist to join a leading life science company at their site in Newcastle on an initial 6 month basis. The Scientist will perform a wide variety of roles to support Quality Control or Stability Studies as and when required. Some main responsibilities of the role will include:
• Performing all routine and relevant QC / Stability Study laboratory techniques (microtomy, cryotomy, immunohistochemistry procedures including pre-treatments, automated stainers and slide screening)
• Prepare reagents and material, ordering consumables and perform other housekeeping tasks in alignment with operational day to day schedule
• Perform calibration and validation of equipment within the department
• Ensure Central Testing tasks are completed according to agreed timelines
• Ensure units are aliquoted and stored in the designated locations in a timely manner
• Preparation, Performance and Documentation of Stability Study and QC Tests
• Finding novel solutions to operational or technical problems
• Provide support in the investigation and reporting of Non-conformances and CAPA’s
• Support other site project activities, when required, outside of Central Testing
Ideally candidates will be educated to degree standard (or equivalent) in Biomedical Science or biology or related scientific discipline. Experience of working in a regulated environment in essential, and histology or immunohistochemistry experience including microtomy and slide screening would be a huge advantage.
Apply with your CV now, and feel free to contact Tom Kirkpatrick at CY Partners for more information