QC Analyst -Method Development-HPLC-GMP-Herts-£20k-£22k

Location
Hertfordshire, England
Salary
GBP20000.00 - GBP22000.00 per annum
Posted
Sep 12, 2016
Closes
Oct 10, 2016
Ref
BBBH43391
Contact
Katie Pink
Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

QC Analyst -Method Development-HPLC-GMP-Herts-£20k-£22k

A leading developer and manufacturer of products for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food and drink industries requires an experienced analyst to join its busy QC team.You will hold a strong degree in analytical chemistry, or a related subject, and have at least 2 years of industrial experience in a similar role.

The Role

You will have the opportunity to work as part of a multi-skilled team, supporting both the QC and method development divisions. You will be providing a full range of laboratory services to the business unit in accordance with the company requirements for quality, safety, and efficiency.

You will be responsible for the analysis of a large variety of raw materials and products using traditional wet chemistry techniques (e.g. titration, TLC) as well as instrumental analysis (e.g. HPLC, GC) and Sensory evaluation of materials.

Main duties and responsibilities

> Deputizes for the QC Manager as appropriate.

> Coordinates training of other QC analysts in laboratory methods and procedures when required.

> Writes and reviews laboratory SOPs and WIs as directed.

> Responsible for the review of laboratory Logbooks and ensures QC activities are carried out in compliance with cGMP and company quality standards.

> Is an active member of the QC group and provides assistance with other group activities as required and communicates relevant issues to the QC Manager, anticipates and plans for future requirements in the area.

> Initiates and deals with non-conformances/lab investigations and deviations in an accurate and timely manner.

> Performs routine and non-routine testing activities of Raw Materials, intermediates, bulk and finished packaged samples in compliance with authorised test procedures using HPLC, GC, IR, UV, Wet chemical techniques.

> Routine Pharmacopoeia review to ensure compliance.

> Supports the validation analyst in the following activities:

* Performs testing activities in relation to method validation and technical transfer activities so as to ensure that all methods meet ICH, MHRA and EP guidelines.

* Executes validation, operation, maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting of equipment and its associated software.

Skills Profile

> A degree qualification in a chemistry or related subject

> Good computer skills particularly in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel

> Experience with GC, HPLC and Wet Chemistry. Experience in method development and validation is preferred but not essential.

> Experience operating a LIMS system.

> Safety conscious

> Good prioritisation skills

Key Skills and Competencies required:

> Proficiency in applicable GMP regulations.

> Dexterity and attention to detail.

> Ability to prioritize and manage the workload, and, as required, be able to manage shifting priorities based on critical deadlines so that production needs are always met.

> Demonstrate excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

> Ability to develop and give presentations on technical topics.

> Ability to train/mentor associates.

> Ability to effectively deal with a variety of conflicting issues and diplomatically solve those issues.

> Ability to read, analyse, and interpret complex technical documents and manuals

> Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

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