QC Analyst - IPC

Job Title: QC Analyst - IPC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J910862_1636126167
Contact Name: Johnathan Miller
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2021 15:29

Job Description

QC Analyst - In Process Checking

Salary will reflect experience

Hours are 6.00am - 2.00pm and 2.00pm-10.00pm Monday to Friday

A successful Pharmaceutical manufacturer is looking to recruit a QC Analyst within their manufacturing area to assist with checking and testing of in process samples and finished products.

The position involves working a double day shift pattern in line with production hours. The QC-IPC analyst will report directly to the IPC Supervisor. The role requires good attention to detail, excellent time management skills and the ability to work as part of a team.


  • Conducting the physical testing of tablets on batch start up and throughout the batch to ensure conformity to specification
  • Checking of bulk product / packaging components on issue to packaging rooms to confirm the correct product and materials are used
  • Conducting routine packaging in-process checks to ensure packaged product meets the required quality standards
  • Collection and testing of stability samples
  • Performing calibration checks for IPC laboratory equipment
  • Goods inwards inspection of packaging components
  • Quarantine of non-conforming materials
  • Conducting full and part clean down checks in manufacturing and packaging.
  • Reporting of any non-conformance to the relevant supervisor, Quality Operations Lead, QC Manager or QP
  • Highlight analytical anomalies or atypical results and participate to investigate out of specification / out of trend results.
  • Make recommendations for improvement to work activities, resources etc.
  • Ensure training record is regularly updated.
  • Participate in other projects if deemed appropriate.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience working within a GMP production environment or QC Environment
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong decision-making ability
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to be assertive when required
  • Basic computing skills
  • Ability to foster and maintain good working relationships

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