March 7, 2024

Provides a comprehensive analytical service, testing intermediates, products and raw materials in line with customer demand and business requirements. Identify ways to improve material flow through the lab to aid reduction in turnaround times and reduce costs, whilst still adhering to corporate quality standards.

Assist in coaching and developing other members of the team

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities & Duties

Follows approved methods and procedures in accordance with cGLP & GMP requirements.

Plan and prioritises own work with guidance from QC Senior Analyst/QC Manager

Report analytical results accurately and in a timely manner as dictated by internal and external customer requirements

Maintain the flow of QC documents within the department ensuring they are complete, accurate and compliant with procedures or guidelines

Ensure that OOS/OOT investigations are performed in timely manner in accordance with the procedural requirements

Carry out minor analytical method development to improve analysis, including HPLC, GC, spectrophotometric techniques and titrations

Carry out basic equipment maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment following approved methods and procedures on assigned pieces of equipment

Write and review SOPs, Work Instructions and testing procedures for raw materials, intermediates and finished products

Monitor and maintain stock levels of reagents and consumables

SHEQ Management

Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are met including (but not limited to) workplace organisation, work instructions, risk assessments, COSHH assessments, housekeeping standards in accordance with GLP and GMP

Demonstrable evidence of understanding the importance creating a safe environment

Working in a safe manner

Follow appropriate and relevant practices and procedures

Team Building & Incentive

Will and ability to work co-operatively and to encourage cooperation within and across departments

Supports the team

Build positive relationships, trust and respect with co-workers


Communicate and coordinated with production, supply chain and sales departments

Understands customers’ needs

Participate in communication with customer if necessary and authorised


Follow Corporate Trade Secret Protection (TSP) regulations to maintain confidentiality on sensitive customer and corporate information

Participate in training on Business Secrets Protection regulations when issued by the corporate TSP office


Undertake any other duties of which the responsibility, skill and experience required fall within a post holder’s expected capability and commensurate with the post holder’s position in the company

Key Interactions

Direction from

QC Senior Analysts

QC Manager


QC Analysts

Mentoring potential

QC Analyst

QC Technician

Skills & Qualifications



Chemistry (or very closely aligned subject) degree with experience as an analyst in a fine chemical or pharmaceutical industry role. HPLC and GC experience


Experience of working in a GMP environment / method development experience / cleaning validation experience

Key Skills


Attention to detail

Ability to Plan and organize workload

Ability to think creatively and apply new and innovative ideas to bring business benefit

Analytical aptitude and confidence in working in a multi-disciplinary laboratory

Adapt to changing circumstances by accepting new and different ideas and approaches

Enthusiasm and a desire to achieve high standards


Data and computer literate, fluent user of typical office software application packages, especially Word and Excel

Working knowledge of GMP/GLP

Delivers on commitments as per timelines and quality standards

Shows a positive attitude in difficult situations

Work Experience

2 years working in an analytical laboratory environment


Experience of working in a GMP environment / method development experience / OpenLab software experience

Contact Name
Daniel Hanafin
Employment Type
AM Recruitment
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Company size
50-100 employees
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