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Scientist, Analytical Development in Glasgow at AMRI

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

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Job Description

SCIENTIST in GLASGOW, UK – Analytical Development

Albany Molecular Research Inc. provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

An opportunity has arisen to join our Analytical Development team here in Glasgow on a permanent role basis.   This is a technical position, with responsibility for validating, transferring and developing a range of analytical methods, and provision of analytical support during formulation development programs and/or transfer to QC group.  

You will perform routine and complex analytical duties whilst adhering to related GMP, COSHH and Health & Safety regulations, and should be technically competent and able to operate effectively in a timely manner, with the ability to interact with clients (both internal & external).  

RESPONSIBILITIES include:

  • Responsible for own workload involving designated clients and projects
  • Preparing technical documentation (procedures, protocols, reports, etc)
  • Ensuring all analytical work (method transfer/development, formulation support, method validation, technical batch stability, etc) is performed and reported within agreed timelines.
  • Performing routine and complex analyses in accordance with designated specifications, protocols and relevant SOPs.
  • Reviewing routine analytical data generated by colleagues within the Analytical Development group.
  • Ensuring that laboratory analytical equipment is appropriately qualified, calibrated and used in accordance with internal SOPs.
  • Performing routine calibration/validation of analytical equipment according to relevant SOPS and protocols.
  • Monitoring/maintenance of high level of laboratory housekeeping.
  • Assisting with regulatory and client audits
  • Maintenance of technical capabilities commensurate with job role. Any other task deemed appropriate by line management.
  • Checking and verifying of analytical work in accordance with GMP

Job Requirements

Qualifications/Experience

  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent, in a science related  discipline
  • Proven experience within a similar laboratory environment
  • Understanding of regulatory commitments, e.g. GMP, ICH, COSHH etc.
  • The role involves a high throughput of samples and documentation, therefore the Scientist must be able to:
    • Demonstrate organisational skills and technical knowledge.
    • Communicate effectively to staff at all levels.
    • Effectively organise own workload.
    • Remain aware of workload levels and priorities within the group and communicate these to analytical manger/senior scientist where necessary.
    • Good levels of documentation; legible writing; clear structure.

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.