Quality Analyst required!

Undisclosed Company
Crewe, Cheshire
£19792.50 per annum
30 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a world leading pharmaceutical organisation; we are currently looking for a Quality Analyst based in Holmes Chapel. This is a full time temporary role to start immediately until March 2017, working a day shift. This role is paying up to £10.15 per hour, depending on experience


Quality Analysts conduct testing of analytical samples for the specific laboratory area (Chromatography, Spectroscopy, Raw Materials). The Quality Analyst is charged with performing their work in a safe and effective manner in compliance with cGMP and Regulatory requirements. The function of this position is to perform chemical testing following approved methodology, to assure that the potency, purity, safety and stability of our products, components and in-process stages are in compliance with approved specifications. Additionally, this position evaluates analytical methods, reviews test results, highlights problems related to technical and equipment issues and works closely with the Senior Quality Analyst/Analytical Quality Leader to aid resolution of any issues. All staff may be required to perform additional duties as agreed by the supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Principal Accountabilities
*Conducts chemical and physical testing of raw materials, in-process, finished products, components and stability products using established test methods to prove accurate and reliable data to assure strength, identity and purity under supervision.
*Assures, through review, that data generated is accurate, reliable and reproducible.
*Trains and assists laboratory associates in the interpretation of Regulatory and compendia requirements.
*Supports the Senior Quality Analyst and Analytical Quality Leader in performing non-routine activities, usually to established methods and procedures.
*Trouble-shoots instrumentation used in routine testing.
*Corrects erroneous data and trains associates to avoid future errors.
*Supports resolution to manufacturing deviations.
*Supports the Senior Quality Analyst/Analytical Quality Leader in investigations through analytical techniques to problems dealing with manufacture, product quality, customer complaints or analyst error.
*Difficulties encountered during routine testing and data review are escalated to laboratory supervision for discussion and approval prior to release.
*Draws upon theoretical and professional experiences to assist with problem resolution.

Skills & Knowledge:
Science Graduate with 0-2 year's relevant laboratory experience OR "A" Levels with six years relevant laboratory experience (or equivalent).