QC Laboratory Analyst

MTrec Recruitment and Training
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Our client is a well-established FMCG manufacturer who have developed a reputation of providing high quality products throughout the UK. They are currently recruiting a QC Lab Analyst to join their highly successful team.

The Role

  • Testing of the following to strict timescales in order to support the business needs
  • Active participation in project work and the generation of documentation.
  • Report results to the QA team to allow release of pharmaceutical products.
  • Investigate OOS or OOT results.
  • Observe and comply with GMP and GLP.
  • Analysis of raw materials, API, packaging materials, intermediates and finished products.
  • Preparation and analysis of stability studies and samples.
  • Preparation of analytical reports.
  • Analytical test method development and validation.
  • To ensure good relations and communications with all members of the team and to respond politely and in a timely fashion to internal and external customers.
  • To ensure that procedures are carried out carefully and accurately to eliminate errors.
  • To observe and comply with company Health and Safety guidelines.
  • To observe and comply with company standard operating procedures.
  • To undertake any other duties which may be requested by the Line Manager and for which training has been provided and understood.
  • Working on own initiative and managing own time.
  • To prioritise the workload in order to meet the business requirements.
  • Writing / reviewing of SOPs for the Analytical Laboratory.
  • Ordering of laboratory chemicals / consumables / reference standards.
  • To ensure procedures are carried out carefully and accurately to eliminate errors as per the requirements of GLP.

The Person

  • Experience of classical 'wet chemistry’ and competent in using techniques such as HPLC and FTIR.
  • Experience in the use of HPLC data capture systems.
  • BSc in Chemistry or a relevant scientific discipline is desirable.
  • An understanding of the importance of Data Integrity is desirable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of GMP and GLP practices and regulations.
  • Experience in a similar position within the pharmaceutical industry is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • It is imperative the individual can work unassisted under their own initiative to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent documentation skills, protocol writing and working to timescales.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.