Senior QC Scientist

South East England
25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP30000/annum
10 Feb 2017
24 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role; Senior QC Scientist

Location; South East

Salary; GBP25,000

Scantec currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior QC Scientist to join a leading biopharmaceutical company in the South East. Reporting to the QC Manager the successful candidate will test & report on raw materials, intermediates, finished products and stability samples to registered specifications for product release.

The Role;

- Perform analytical testing using GC, HPLC, TLC, FTIR and other any required techniques
- Provide clear and accurate records of all work performed
- Record data into appropriate record, notifying QC Manager of any OOS, OOT, OOE, non-compliance or deviations
- Ensure test results are reported and approved in a timely manner
- Create and update documents in accordance with cGMP and company procedures
- The job holder is responsible for maintaining cGxP and H&S knowledge applicable to the job
- Ensures all equipment is fully calibrated and serviced prior to testing
- Prepares and updates key documentation in line with cGMP and company procedures
- Ensures training records are kept up to date
- Carry out checking of analytical documentation and test records
- Supervising or Training of other staff member as required

The Candidate;

- Educated to degree level in chemistry (or related science based subject) as a minimum
- Significant experience using a range of analytical techniques including HPLC and GC
- Knowledge of cGMP regulations is essential
- Experience of stability testing and ICH guidelines is highly desirable
- Prior experience working pharmaceutical or highly regulated laboratory
- Knowledge and experience of Empower CDS is highly desirable
- Previous experience supervising/mentoring/managing junior staff members
- Previous experience in Method validation
- Competent in the use of computers and general Microsoft Office software packages including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

Scantec is the 3rd Largest Technical Agency in UK - "Recruitment International Magazine 2015" and specialises in the Manufacturing, IT, Technical, Engineering and Scientific Sectors. Scantec provide highly qualified and experienced personnel in a compliant and professional manner on both a permanent and temporary assignment basis.

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