Senior Laboratory Analysts (Pharmaceutical Method Development)

Northumbria Pharma
13 Feb 2019
18 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Northumbria Pharma are looking to appoint Senior Analysts to make a difference and to contribute to improving the lives of patients.

Senior Laboratory Analysts (Pharmaceutical Method Development)
Location: Sedgefield
Competitive salary depending upon experience
25 days holiday per year, excluding Statutory Bank and Public holidays

Company Background

Northumbria Pharma is a dynamic and innovative, UK based pharmaceutical company. We specialise in the research, development, manufacture, licensing and marketing of unique and vital pharmaceutical products.

At Northumbria Pharma we strongly believe in career development for all team members and we will help you to develop both professionally and personally to fulfil your potential.

We are located in a modern serviced building, with plenty of free on-site parking, good road links, and regular bus services from surrounding towns.

Job Summary

The Senior Analysts will report directly to the Laboratory Manager; these roles are full time positions.

The Senior Analysts will primarily be involved in the development and validation of new methods of analysis. However, some of the work will be routine analysis of stability samples.

All analysis will be carried out following the principles of GMP.

In addition to analysis, the Senior Analysts will be expected to carry out calibrations, performance qualifications and maintenance of equipment, plus other tasks to ensure the smooth running of the laboratory.

The Senior Analysts will be expected to be familiar with all current Health and Safety requirements and to keep abreast of all new developments in analytical chemistry.

Qualifications and Skills

The candidate must have formal academic training of at least an honours degree standard in chemistry, or a chemistry related subject, and have several years' experience of relevant laboratory work, including analytical method development.

Experience of working in a GMP environment is essential for this role.

Knowledge and extensive hands-on experience in the development and validation of HPLC, GC and IC methods to current ICH guidelines is a prerequisite for these positions.

The candidate should have a sound understanding of the standard procedures used in an analytical laboratory, and have developed a range of specialist skills, including the use of chromatography and other laboratory equipment. This must include familiarisation with the typical software for the operation the instrumentation.

The candidate requires good technical and administrative skills to produce good quality documents and retain accurate records.

The candidate should be familiar with personal computing and be able to utilise spreadsheets, statistical, graphical and word processing packages, and be able to write formal, descriptive reports of their work.

For candidates with the knowledge, dedication and genuine interest in chemical analysis, these positions offer excellent career opportunities.

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