QC Analyst

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  • Location

    West Lothian, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Scientific and Pharmaceutical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Lisa Meikle

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Our client, a Pharmaceutical company based in Livingston are looking for a QC Analyst based in Livingston on a contract basis, initially for 1 year.

To support the production of both development and market finished products under GMP conditions in all areas of quality control and calibration

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
Work as part of a team alongside Production and Development
Actively involved in planning, executing and reporting analytical activities to determine fitness for purpose of starting materials, intermediate and finished products
Technically competent in analytical activities (e.g.HPLC, GC, Dissolution) for QC testing of raw materials, packaging components and finished products. Perform sampling of starting materials, packaging components and finished products
Perform cleaning verification analysis to assure suitability of Production equipment for subsequent use
Support calibration of key analytical equipment and measuring devices to agreed specifications
Prepare summary reports and Certificate of Analyses for approval
Prepare material specifications for approval
Perform duties as required to facilitate operations of the laboratory teams
Candidate should be flexible and able to work extended hours when required.

Specific Job Skills:
* Relevant qualification, HNC/HND/Science Degree or Equivalent
* An understanding of drug development and manufacturing processes
* Direct experience with pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry
* Demonstrated technical competence of the technical and practical skills involved in analytical activities to prescribed quality standards
* Proven ability to work to key regulatory and compliance requirements
* Skilled in analytical techniques eg HPLC, Dissolution and Gas Chromatography
* Able to communicate well with others, both laboratory and non-laboratory based
* Able to work with minimal supervision.
* Good understanding of quality control, SOP and GMP adherence
* Must be competent in the use of MS Office, particularly Excel and Word, e-mail and internet