Bristol Laboratories Ltd
10 Apr 2017
10 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

£28,000 - £30,000 per annum

Luton, Bedfordshire

Peterlee, County Durham

About us

Bristol Laboratories Ltd is one of the leading and fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in the United Kingdom engaged in the development, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of generic medicines, as well as formulation brands. We have state-of-the art manufacturing facilities in Luton & Peterlee.

As a result of continued growth and expansion, we have an excellent opportunity to appoint Microbiology Officers at both sites to join the microbiology laboratory teams and take responsibility of carrying out analysis on manufactured and procured materials using a variety of microbiological techniques, in compliance with departmental and company procedures

About Job

Key Responsibilities

  • Able to follow and have a detailed understanding of the specifications for sample analysis and be able to use Pharmacopoeias proficiently.

  • Will be involved in the preparation of SOP’s, methods and various reports.

  • Works to the guidance of current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP)

  • Identifies potential failures and procedure deviations and leads root cause investigation and deviation management.

  • Identifies out of Specification and atypical results and carry out investigations appropriately

  • Validation of microbial limit test methods and pharmaceutical water systems and the planning for these

  • Involved in change control activities

  • Develop daily plans for team’s workload

  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed and correct PPE is used at all times

  • Train, coach and mentor other team members.

About you


  • Master's degree in Pharmaceutics, Chemistry, or related science preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutics, Chemistry, or related science with minimum five years' related experience
  • High level of technical competence encompassing microbial identification, microbial limit testing and environmental monitoring.

  • Thorough understanding of and ability to apply QbDs, SOPs, GMPs, GLPs, department procedures, and controlled substance handling procedures to facilitate completion of assignments.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Competent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel etc.)

This is a fantastic development opportunity for someone seeking the next step in their career in a high profile environment. This role will interact with all levels within the business across UK & Europe.

The working hours are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9.00am until 5.30pm.

The last date for application of this job vacancy will be 4th May2017.