QC Lab Analyst

CY Partners
Newcastle upon Tyne
£20000 - £26000/annum Excellent Benefits
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
QC Lab Analyst
A great opportunity has arisen for an experienced Lab Analyst to join a leading pharmaceutical packaging and manufacturing company at their site in Newcastle. The lab analyst will be responsible for all testing of the following:
• raw materials and APIs
• packaging materials
• intermediates
• finished products
• stability samples
The overall responsibilities of the role include:
• 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.
Some aspect of the role will be office-based, including writing/reviewing of analytical specifications, writing/reviewing of SOPs for the analytical laboratory and ordering of laboratory chemicals/consumables.
The ideal candidate for this role will have experience of classical wet chemistry and will be competent in using techniques such as HPLC and FTIR. Candidates will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a related subject. Ideally you will also have:
• Experience in the use of HPLC data capture systems.
• Knowledge and understanding of GMP and GLP practices and regulations.
• Experience in a similar position within the pharmaceutical industry.
This is a great opportunity to join a growing pharmaceutical company on a permanent basis in the North East. Apply with your CV now, and feel free to contact Tom Kirkpatrick at CY Partners for more information