Analytical QC chemistry lab analyst for growing pharmaceutical company in Bristol, with HPLC and GMP knowledge
Your new company
This Global Pharmaceutical Services Organisation was founded by a team of industry veterans in 2015 and is a state of the art Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO). The company has built a global site footprint by acquiring facilities from leading pharmaceutical companies with demonstrated records for the highest quality and regulatory standards. Currently the portfolio of sites includes facilities in Puerto Rico, Ireland; North America and Bristol, United Kingdom.
The facility in Bristol was acquired from a Global Pharmaceutical Company in December 2016 and has approximately 220 employees. The site has developed and manufactured Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) since 1970, and is a Worldwide Pharmaceutical Services Centre of Excellence. It manufactures multiple intermediates and APIs, including well know and popular medications.
Your new role
You will use validated methods to analyse the raw materials, intermediates and APIs brought into / produced on the site, using a range of chemical techniques and equipment, including HPLC, UV, FTIR and other wet chemistry techniques.
You will be working to Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing / Laboratory Practice, documenting results in the company's database / LIMS, and ensuring that this is kept up to date.
As well as carrying out hands-on chemical analysis, you will be responsible for taking deliveries and ensuring that all paperwork is complete and matches records, and the general upkeep of the lab, making sure equipment is cleaned and error checked.
You will also be performing routine audits / inspections, checking work spaces, log books, and equipment, such as balances and sample freezers are working and in order.
This is a shift-based role, working Monday - Friday.
The initial length of this contract will be 1 year.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need an HNC / BSc (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a related discipline, such as pharmaceutical sciences, and a good understanding of analytical chemistry techniques, such as HPLC, IR and UV analysis.
You should also have excellent communication, organisational and planning skills, as you will be expected to organise your workload and communicate any issues to managers.
Candidates who have experience of carrying out analytical testing of pharmaceutical compounds within a GMP or GLP laboratory are at an advantage, as are those who have experience using Empower / Electronic Notebooks or other Document Management Systems / LIMS.
What you'll get in return
An excellent chance to progress and develop your analytical career in a supportive and collaborative working environment, working for a growing pharmaceutical company.
What you need to do now
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