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This is an opportunity to join a well-established company in the Surrey area.
The successful candidate will be holding a degree in a scientific discipline, e.g. chemistry or life sciences and have substantial analytical and testing experience with a minimum of 10 years laboratory experience at senior level; and have held significant management / supervisory responsibility prior to this appointment, ideally in a commercial laboratory, and should have undergone management training.
The primary role of the Assistant QC Manager will be to manage a team of Scientists and Technicians, structure their work and ensure they are adequately trained to perform their respective roles. In addition, the Assistant QC Manager will be expected to perform analysis GC-MS and HPLC analyses (when needed), method development, maintenance and troubleshooting of instrumentation. Data analysis and review consistent with internal quality standards is required.
Experience in a GLP/GMP environment or UKAS is essential.
Monitoring the cleanliness and Health and safety functions within the laboratories, ensuring standards are consistently improved.
Ensuring all equipment is maintained and functional.
Ensure that all laboratory practices comply with relevant Health & Safety.
Liaise with other Management on any new procedures and method
modifications. Ensure that laboratory tests are carried out in accordance with documented
The applicant will have good organisational and technical problem-solving skills.
Capable of working well under pressure and have ability to motivate.
Only candidates who are living in the UK and have EU work authorisation will be considered