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  • Job reference: RMS0163479

QC Microbiology Analyst

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Billingham
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/07/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/08/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
One of the world's leading private biotechnology companies, developing and manufacturing innovative biotechnology-based medicines for human healthcare products, with a focus on microbial-derived biologics .

The Role:
An Analyst provides analytical support to Biologics manufacturing and ASG projects. The job holder is responsible for following management direction and complying with the technical, operational, SHE and cGMP of their work to generate high quality, relevant, accurate and timely data to support the production, characterization and allied studies on products. The jobholder will be expected to identify anomalies with data and contribute to the team objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. To ensure all laboratory work undertaken is performed in accordance with cGMP quality system. The consequences of getting this wrong can range from the loss of data to support the use of material in clinical trials, to the loss of marketed batch of material. This could lead to lengthy delays for client programs and potentially to loss of business and company reputation.
2. Identify concerns with processes, methods or data and where possible develop or contribute to the development of solutions with management support.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
1. To follow management advice and guidance and act as a team player.
2. To follow plans & objectives set for the team.
3. To have own work plan over period 1-7 days.
4. To generate data following applicable quality systems and local procedures to ensure accurate, well recorded, high quality data.
5. When required peer review of other data as part of the data checking processes.
6. To identify and raise concerns with management re: data anomalies or opportunity for continuous improvement.
7. Maintenance of key lab systems (eg: KanBan, 5S, etc.).
8. Good communication skills demonstrated within team.
9. Self-starting demonstrated willingness to research subject areas under development.
10. Flexibility to adapt to changing plans.


CRITICAL COMPETENCIES
1. Concern for standards
2. Results orientated
3. Ability to learn
4. Interpersonal awareness
5. Thoroughness

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Requirements
1. Must have the willingness to seek out knowledge and to develop their competence as they gain experience.
2. Must possess the ability to clearly communicate within their team.
3. Must have the ability to generate data following local procedures and Quality process to assure the data.
4. Must be able to critique data/processes and identify concerns.
5. Must be graduate level scientist or have relevant experience with Microbiological, analytical and wet chemistry techniques

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