QC Chemist

29 Oct 2019

QC Analyst

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Sampling and testing of raw materials in-process materials, finished and stability products.
  • Assist at a technical level in out of specification investigation and non-conformance management.
  • Participate in lab process validations, cleaning validations and equipment qualification.
  • Participate in site validations for the process.
  • Involved in ensuring that the laboratory is compliant to regulatory systems.
  • Sampling and testing of materials, utilities and environment.
  • Ensure all operations are conducted in accordance with GMP's and good scientific principles.
  • Manage documentation and equipment maintenance systems within the laboratory.
  • Review chemical analysis data of raw materials, in process and finish products and assess the results and action as appropriate.
  • Control and management of stability activities including the monitoring of stability chambers.
  • Provide product support by completing line clearances.
  • Involved in updating documents within the site
  • Support quality aspects of materials management including supplier approval, supplier complaints and specification management


  • Degree in Chemistry with 5 years' experience in a laboratory environment
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years' experience in a regulated pharmaceutical/medical device environment desirable
  • Experience of method validation and method transfer
  • Familiarity with OOS management required.
  • Validation experience within a laboratory
  • Stability experience desirable
  • Experience in the use of HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV, TOC etc. as well as classical wet chemistry analyses
  • Full understanding of the requirements of the Regulatory Standards
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-starter, highly motivated with the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office products
  • Experience of team work

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Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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