QC Analyst in Glasgow at AMRI

Date Posted: 7/2/2019

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Job Description

QC ANALYST in GLASGOW, UK
 
Albany Molecular Research Inc. provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
As part of a small, customer focussed QC team of Analysts, this is a technical role with responsibility for completing release and stability testing on novel Drug Product formulations, and supporting Production with raw material and ‘in-process’ testing using a range of analytical methods.
Work should be performed in an organised and timely manner, adhering to client driven timelines.  Additionally, duties should be performed whilst adhering to relevant GLP/GMP, COSHH and Health and Safety regulations.  Good troubleshooting and communication skills are required, and the ability to interact with internal and external clients as required. Taking ownership of projects and the ability to multi-task are also key.
RESPONSIBILITIES include:
  • The routine chemical and physical testing of raw materials used in or arising from the Company's production operations, in accordance with agreed schedules
  • Particular focus on finished product testing, but will be expected to support the team in other activities as required
  • To report any out of specification or out of trend results to a supervisor and to document any deviation from written analytical procedures. To liaise with production supervisors to schedule and report in-process analysis.
  • To carry out stability testing of samples in accordance with the relevant procedures and cGMP.
  • Ensuring that all testing is carried out within the expected time scale by setting priorities when required.
  • Reporting and recording analytical results utilising authorised Quality Documentation systems, in compliance with cGMP
  • Assisting in maintaining a clean working environment within the Quality Control Laboratory.
  • Writing stability reports in accordance to cGMP and liaising with customers.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues.
  • Testing of raw materials.
  • To assist in the investigation of out of specification or out of trend results for QS.
  • To operate documented systems to ensure that duties are performed to and maintain GMP standards
  • To perform duties in a safe and efficient manner
  • To perform and document other general laboratory duties as directed by a supervisor

Job Requirements

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent(chemistry or related)

  • Previous relevant experience within a similar laboratory environment

  • It is essential to have experience in HPLC troubleshooting, maintenance and method development

  • Understanding of regulatory commitments, e.g. GLP. GMP, ICH, COSHH etc.

  • Experience in routine HPLC (UV-VIS, CAD, IC) analysis/validation essential

  • Familiar with GC, FTIR, Karl Fischer and  General pharmacopeial wet Chemistry testing techniques

  • Good understanding of quality control

  • Customer focus

  • Analytical thinking

  • Organisational skills

  • Working to deadline


Shift:  Standard 8

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "jobs@amriglobal.com" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.