Quality Lab Analyst - Montrose

  • Salary: £28,000 - £31,000
  • REF Number: 00043574
  • Consultant: Heather Deagle MREC
  • Contact: 0191 3848905
  • Date Published: 29.10.2018
  • Closed Date: 29.01.2019
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  • Location: Montrose,
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CK Group are recruiting for Quality Laboratory Analysts to join a major pharmaceutical company in Montrose on a 12 month contract.

Our client is a global healthcare company who take on some of the world's biggest healthcare challenges. By delivering a sustainable business, they provide health benefits to patients and consumers. They have three world-leading businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. They are committed to widening access to their products, so more people can benefit, no matter where they live in the world or what they can afford to pay.

The Location:

The site is a is a 45-acre primary manufacturing site by the sea with over 300 permanent staff on-site. At this site Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients are converted into tablets, creams, and inhalers used for the treatment of Asthma, Eczema, AIDS / HIV, Influenza, high blood pressure plus more. The site is situated 38 miles north of Dundee between the mouths of the North and South Esk rivers.

The main purpose of your role as Laboratory Analyst will be to ensure that:

Day-to-day and routine analysis is completed in an effective and timely manner. Interface with other parts of the Quality Directorate to ensure that there is a smooth and efficient flow of products from the site. Support interfaces with other Departments to ensure that they are effective for all parties. Significant quality or compliance issues are escalated through the appropriate management lines and/or management processes.

You will be part of a high-performing team responsible for carrying out routine analysis on IPC, raw materials, manufactured and stability samples using classical and chromatographic techniques as appropriate. You will provide an effective analytical service for the analysis of non-routine samples and to assist in the troubleshooting of production problems. Activities include, but are not limited to the review and preparation of procedures e.g. LSOPs, validation reviews and OE improvement activities. You will be required to be actively involved in various audit teams e.g. GMP, housekeeping and safety and self inspection audits and carry out SAP activities. Be involved in supporting Continuous Improvement (CI) and OE initiatives in the laboratory. Involved in training staff in the analytical techniques in the department. To support other analysis at site as directed by the Quality Laboratory Leader.


In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

Degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or related subject. Previous experience in the Pharmaceutical industry is preferred. Demonstrated experience in HPLC, GC and wet chemistry techniques is required. You will be required to demonstrate competence in current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and GLP. Excellent verbal and written communication skills is required.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Julie or Heather on 0191 3848905 or pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Science is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference KA43574 in all correspondence.

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