Senior Analytical Scientist - Denbighshire, North Wales

Posted 8 March by CK GROUP
Peter Smith is currently recruiting for a Senior Analytical Scientist to join a growing Biopharmaceutical company based in Denbighshire on a permanent basis. My client develop processes for the conjugation, purification and formulation of antibody drug conjugates.

They are entering an exciting period of growth and moving from R&D to clinical development and manufacturing. The individual must therefore be seeking a challenging, evolving and changing role. The position will initially be laboratory based but for the right candidate will offer job progression which could encompass elements of project and staff planning and management.
My client is currently moving to a new cGMP facility in Deeside and this role will be located in the new facility. On offer is a competitive salary and Pension.

As a Senior Analytical Scientist you will:
·Ensure that analytical testing is performed and reported on all raw materials
·Coordinate, support training and lead the sampling and testing of raw materials
·Perform and supervise the testing on samples to guarantee that they are reported within the most efficient timeframe
·Initiate, manage and track the progress of deviations within own area
·Maintain all stock of media and consumables to ensure continuous testing capability within budgetary constraints
·Manage the day to day activities of the laboratory
·Draft and review laboratory protocols and reports, validation studies and project work
·Maintain and improve knowledge of analytical techniques and contribute to providing new and improved methods of working or equipment and to provide trouble shooting and problem solving to resolve issues in a timely manner
·Liaise with maintenance staff and suppliers to ensure laboratory equipment and services are maintained to a high standard
·Ensure that suitable written records and work undertaken are kept in accordance with cGMP and company procedures
·Assist QA in the performance of internal and external audits
·Ensure the compliance of all laboratory procedures and personnel with all Health & Safety Guidelines, with particular reference to COSHH
·Represent QC on project teams and in meetings to provide subject matter expert analytical/ bioassay knowledge

The successful Senior Analytical Scientist will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:
· Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant chemical or biological subject area
· Experience in an analytical testing laboratory and experience of working in a pharmaceutical controlled environment
· Working knowledge and expertise in the techniques of HPLC, UV, FTIR, Titration, TOC
· Good understanding and application of cGMP and regulatory requirements
· Excellent communication / interpersonal and organisational skills, demonstrating attention to detail.
· Be a team member and proven management and leadership skills

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference SH41437 in all correspondence.

Reference: 34641684

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