Job description Posted 10 March 2022

Role: Graduate Lab Analyst

Location: Worthing

Pay rate: £14.89 per hour PAYE

Contract length: Initial 12 months

Industry: Life Sciences


We are currently recruiting for a QA Analyst to join our Quality Control team at the Worthing Manufacturing site. The role is to carry out physical and chemical analytical test methods on oral, stability and sterile products using SOPs, and accurately document the results as part of the Quality Control process to ensure a batch of product is of satisfactory quality for release to the market.

Key Responsibilities include:

• To test routine production and stability samples supplied from the site Value Streams and meet testing lead-time targets.

• Calibrate and maintain analytical equipment.

• Carry out qualitative and quantitative analysis of antibiotic powders and solid dose forms using a wide range of analytical techniques (eg: HPLC, Karl Fischer, dissolutions etc).

• To carry out OOS investigations and discuss the outcome with Team Leader, or relevant production Dept, QA manager or a Qualified Person, as required.

• To check and verify analytical testing and data generated by other analysts

• To adhere to and help maintain the highest levels of safety and GLP within the section and ensure training records are kept up to date.

• Daily liaison with both other analysts and team leader regarding testing and test results. May be required to take a lead role within a small team of analysts working together on a common analytical technique e.g. HPLC.

• Supplying data / reports to Value Stream as requested.

• May be required to communicate with the relevant Value Steam. to progress OOS investigations

About You:

This role would suit a motivated individual who has experience of working in a laboratory environment, as well as suitable qualifications in Chemistry (or scientific discipline). You will be a self-starter with keen attention to detail and compliance at the forefront of your decision-making process. A strong Quality and continuous improvement mind-set, as well as strong communication skills are also needed.

About Worthing Manufacturing Site:

Manufacturing at the Worthing site is for antibiotics. It is advised that you take this into consideration when deciding to apply for this position. You must disclose if you have a pre-existing penicillin allergy.

Basic Qualifications:

• Relevant scientific qualification (eg; HNC or equivalent level in scientific discipline)

• Understanding of laboratory analysis