Technical Specialist - Pharmaceutical Analysis

Recruiter
Wentworth Pharmaceutical
Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
£26-28, 000
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
05 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Specialist - Pharmaceutical Analysis

It's an exciting time to join our team in Pharmaceutical Analysis within our Chemistry, Manufacturing & Control Department. We are looking for a Technical Speciaist to join our team in Cambridgeshire.

This role will be responsible for performing analytical work on studies. They provide specialist technical advice and training to department staff and study sponsors.

As a Technical Specialist, your main responsibilities will be:

- Keeping up to date with regulatory requirements and industry guidelines concerning the tests/procedures within area of responsibility, GMP/GLP requirements and company/department SOPs relevant to the work area.
- Ensuring own safe working practices in accordance with HASAWA and COSHH.
- Conducting all phases of experimental work and reporting of projects and studies.
- Performing allocated analytical work on projects and studies, ensuring that work is performed to satisfactory scientific standards, in accordance with the project plan or protocol, GMP, GLP and the relevant SOPs.
- Developing, improving and validating analytical procedures, ensuring that these meet the objectives of the study and the scientific standards required by clients and regulatory authorities.
- Interpreting and analysing the results obtained from relevant studies and provide advice to department staff in data interpretation.
- Producing accurate scientific reports of the work undertaken by self or under one's supervision, ensuring that these reflect the requirements of the project plan or protocol, GMP/GLP and the relevant SOPs and to report on work performed to Team Leader.
- Continuing to gain experience in specialist fields of analysis and/or instrumentation.
- Developing, improving and validating analytical procedures, ensuring that these meet the objectives of the study and the scientific standards required by clients and regulatory authorities.
- Liaising, on a limited basis, with the client, Company, Sponsors, preparing faxes and other communications as necessary.
- Liaising with the Project Manager / Study Director / responsible Scientist on the performance of technical work involving projects, Studies performed within area of responsibility.
- To provide specialist technical advice and training to department staff and study sponsors.

The skills and experience we're looking for are:

- The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 2 years industry experience. And working knowledge of HPLC, Elisa and SDS-Page
- Degree (B.Sc.) or above, or equivalent industry experience.
- Experience in drug development process within either a CRO or Pharmaceutical company
- Experience of working in a regulatory environment, ideally GMP.
- Experience scientist in field of expertise, ideally with method development and validation experience
- Expertise in one or more of the disciplines within the section/department.
- Good troubleshooting skills.
- Able to prioritise, with time management skills.