Job description Posted 20 April 2022

Position: Associate Scientist

Location: Ware

Pay Rate: £13.73 Per Hour / PAYE

Duration: ASAP - until 11/11/22

Job Purpose

¨    To provide technical support in the development of drug product formulations and associated manufacturing processes. Conduct duties as listed below, plus any other tasks as requested by supervisor.

Key Responsibilities:

¨    With supervision, executes preformulation, formulation and process development activities based on established protocols and procedures

¨    With supervision, assists in the manufacture of batches of product as required, e.g. for process development, stability studies or clinical trials and authors or contributes to manufacturing batch records

¨    Maintains cleanliness in own work area and in communal work areas

¨    Operates equipment for which he/she is trained independently with due regard for GMP and Safety

¨    Works to GMP/GLP as appropriate

¨    Demonstrates timely & reliable recording of laboratory data in suitable systems in accordance with company policy and legal requirements.

¨    Performs data management tasks including recording results effectively and in compliance with departmental guidelines in a laboratory notebook or computer with minimal supervision (e.g. tabulating and graphing results)

¨    Consults with supervisor when difficulties arise that cannot be readily resolved

¨    Prepares oral or written summaries of results

¨    Attends regular safety training and is fully aware of safety requirements for his/her laboratory/working environment

¨     Follows safe Laboratory and Manufacturing Practices

¨    Maintains accurate and complete safety records consistent with company policy and legal requirements

¨    Recognises potential safety problems and takes action to rectify them

Specific Activities:

¨  May assist in training others working in area of responsibility


Basic Requirements:

¨    Honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline or working towards relevant qualification

¨    Demonstrates competence in proper handling, recording and analysing scientific experimental data

¨    Understands the basic principles, concepts and methodology governing the work

Preferred Requirements:

¨    Can learn and apply new experimental techniques