Analytical Scientist

Scantec Personnel Limited
£25000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits £2,000 bonus
14 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Analytical Scientist 9 month contract initially Up to £28,000 plus £2,000 bonus Based in Liverpool Pharmaceutical industry A multinational pharmaceutical company is looking to appoint an experienced Analytical Scientist to their site in Liverpool on a 9 month contract basis initially as part of ongoing expansion plans. As an Analytical Scientist you will be involved in transferring, applying, optimising, qualifying and validating analytical methodologies for process development, product characterisation, in-process and QC batch release and stability testing of a wide range of potential biopharmaceutical products. Duties: Work within the Analytical group transferring, optimising, qualifying, validating and applying test methods for the company. Perform process development testing (non-GMP) and stability and release assays (GMP) for methods including HPLC, Immunoassays, UV, SDS-PAGE and Western Blot. Perform routine utility testing including TOC, Conductivity and Nitrate tests. Perform equipment validation activities including the writing of equipment URS, System Impact Assessment, IQ/OQ/PQ protocols and reports, Assist in the validation of analytical methods by writing and executing of analytical method validation protocols and associated reports. Interpret and analyse experimental results and communicate them effectively with guidance from a Senior Analytical Scientist. Comply with the requirements to work in accordance with cGMP. Perform routine QC/ in-process analysis in a timely and compliant fashion, when required. Instigate the necessary investigations and documentation for Out of Specification and deviation and inform line manager of such deviations. When required, to support the Technical Lead in their management and co-ordination of projects assigned to you as Deputy Technical Lead. Qualifications and Experience Bachelor of Science and experience working within a Quality Control laboratory environment, preferably within the Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology Industry. Experience of current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP). Analysis of in-process/final product samples under development and QC conditions. Working knowledge of the European Pharmacopoeia. Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel skills. Good organisational skills essential. Working knowledge of analytical techniques including but not limited to: HPLC (RP, SEC), SDS-PAGE and Western blot, ELISA and HCP, UV For further details and to apply please contact Johnathan Miller at Scantec on 0151._ 666._ 8925 and johnathanm (at) scantec. co. ukScantec is the 3rd Largest Technical Agency in UK - "Recruitment International Magazine 2015" and specialises in the Manufacturing, IT, Technical, Engineering and Scientific Sectors. Scantec provide highly qualified and experienced personnel in a compliant and professional manner on both a permanent and temporary assignment basis. Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don’t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website. This job was originally posted as