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Senior QC Analyst

Vacancy Title: Senior QC Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Merseyside
Salary: Competitive - depends on experience
Start Date: 2024-03-04
REF: J923764
Contact Name: Johnathan Miller
Contact Email:
Vacancy Published: 2 months ago

Vacancy Description

Senior QC Analyst
Competitive depending on experience
Hours of 8.00am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Pharmaceutical industry
Based in Merseyside

A successful healthcare company with sites both in the UK and overseas is looking to recruit an additional Senior QC Analyst to their site in Merseyside on a Permanent basis. Access to own transport is recommended due to location or would need to live locally.


As a Senior member of the QC team your role will be responsible for mentoring and training of more junior staff in HPLC and GC techniques. The successful candidate will also be involved in stability testing alongside the validation of analytical techniques.


• Lead of a team of analysts in the Quality Control ensuring compliance with principles of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).
• Review of Batch Manufacturing Documents and analytical test results to facilitate the release for filling.
• Review and approval of product labels for use by the Production Department.
• Perform testing of manufactured product samples for release, stability studies and validation using various analytical techniques such as HPLC and GC.
• Assign duties to analysts dependant on production release requirements ensuring the laboratory operations are performed in an organised and efficient manner to prevent any delays in material/product release.
• Review completed analytical testing results.
• Prepare and review Standard Operating Procedures, Raw Material Documents, Analytical Test Reports, Validation Protocols and Reports.
• Ensure laboratory housekeeping is maintained to appropriate standards
• Provide technical support and troubleshooting and equipment and analytical methods.
• Assist in the interface between Quality Control Laboratory, Quality Assurance, and Production.
• Inspection preparation - using GMP knowledge and experience to assist department inspection readiness
• Apply knowledge and experience to support colleagues and other Departments as required
• Review of analytical data against the relevant pharmacopeial and registered specifications.
• Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time to support the business.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Educated to HNC / HND / Degree level minimum alongside at least 3 years industry experience testing in process samples, finished products and raw materials
• Experience of leading a team or taking a lead role within a team alongside experience of training more junior members of staff
• Experience in HPLC, GC and wet chemistry techniques including IR and NIR spectroscopy

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