Development Analyst – Pharmaceuticals – Cheshire

By 11th February 2019
Simon Fowler Published: 11th February 2019
Job Type
North West
£26000 - £28000 per annum + Progression, 25 days hol


Senior QC/Development Analyst - £25k - Pharmaceuticals - Cheshire

Excellent opportunity for candidates with leadership skills who are looking to progress

Ideally we need candidates with a very strong pharmaceutical chemistry background with Stability Testing experience


* Perform analysis on raw materials, components, in-process, finished product and stability samples, as per relevant analytical specifications and procedures
* Statistical analysis and interpretation of data, and identification of out-of-trend and out-of-specification results
* Complete the investigation and root cause analysis of analytical issues, including OOS/OOT results and implementation of any associated CAPAs in line with site expectations
* Provide technical support, guidance and training to colleagues as required
* Able to act as customer technical support
* Preparation and review of GMP related documentation (analytical methods, SOPs, specifications, monographs, protocols, reports)
* Assist in day to day running of laboratory in order to implement priorities and workloads as indicated by the team leader
* Development of new analytical methods using Quality by Design principles
* Perform validation of analytical methods including writing protocols and reports
* Complete documentation associated with laboratory functions in line with GMP
* Responsible for ensuring that all working areas and surrounding areas are compliant to GLP, GMP, and are well kept and maintained.
* Issue regular progress updates to management and present appropriate information, as requested at scientific or project review meetings
* Ability to raise change controls, deviations and other quality documentation, showing attention to detail
* Maintain a safe working environment within the laboratory, ensuring risk assessments and COSHH assessments are carried out on a routine basis
* Maintain a high quality standard within the laboratory, ensuring laboratory note books, log books and other documents are maintained to an acceptable standard
* Analysis, write ups, workbooks and documentation right first time
* Able to complete data confirmation, checks and review


* Degree, Masters or PhD in Chemistry or an associated subject
* Experience in working within a high throughput analytical laboratory
* Strong technical knowledge and capability in analytical chemistry with strong emphasis on HPLC and GC
* Experience of MDI and DPI analytical testing
* Proven ability to work collaboratively with others: maintaining excellent stakeholder communication whilst ensuring the primary needs of the business are met.
* Proven track record in the ability to demonstrate initiative and work with diverse groups to reach consensus.
* Communication skills with emphasis on the ability to impact and influence people without direct line authority

Please apply now to be considered immediately
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