Job Title: Analytical / Senior Analytical Scientists
Job Category: Laboratory
Job Location: Melbourn, United Kingdom
Do you have experience as an analytical or senior analytical scientist in a cGMP accredited laboratory?
Do you want to be part of a fast-growing, dynamic, successful team as part of a FTSE 100 company?
Do you want to work for a company that rewards performance?
If you answered yes to all of the above, we want to hear from you as was have some exciting opportunities for Analytical / Senior Analytical Scientists to join our dynamic team based in Melbourn.
Intertek’s support for Chemical & Pharmaceutical industries goes beyond assurance, testing, inspection, and certification. Their global network of sophisticated, highly regulated and advanced laboratories, coupled with their scientific expertise offers clients a broad scope of expert support, from accelerating new product research and development to helping them protect their intellectual property.
This resource, coupled with field of regulatory experts and experienced scientists and engineers from the industry, enables Intertek to ensure the safety, quality and performance of new products, while providing true problem-solving and business improvement support.
Due to continued success and growth, Intertek Melbourn is currently looking to recruit additional analytical scientists to join our team, based in our cGMP labs, just south of Cambridge. Intertek globally have a network of over 1000 laboratories and are the trusted provider of quality and safety solutions for world leading companies.
We are looking for analytical scientists, senior analytical scientists and team leaders to join our team on a permanent basis to fulfil the following responsibilities:
• Provide full analytical testing support for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products / compounds in accordance with cGMP practices against strict timelines to successfully meet client milestones
• Perform a variety of complex sample preparations
• Perform analysis procedures to quantitatively measure pharmaceutical compounds in a variety of formulations for stability testing and other studies for analytical testing support
• Communicate effectively and follow detailed written and verbal instruction
• The ability to plan, schedule and carry out work for successful project completion
Intertek Melbourn operates on a standard 37.5 hour week. Shifts and overtime are offered subject to project work requirements.
The successful candidate can look forward to an exciting and varied career with a leading Contract Research Organisation (CRO), competitive salary and pension scheme.
Required skills and experience
•Good IT literacy skills
•Educated to a Higher Education Level in a relevant area, i.e chemistry
•Preferably 2 years’ experience working within a cGMP Lab
•General analytical chemistry knowledge
•Ability to write protocols and reports with minimum supervision
•Testing experience of inhalation products such as Pressurized Metered-Dose Inhalers (pMDIs), Dry Powder Inhalers (DPIs) and nebulisers for impaction, dose delivery and particle size analysis would be advantageous
•Promotes company values to others and supports values in daily activities and decisions
•Results driven to focus contribution on activities which meet company goals and deliver the greatest value
•Ability to critique and improve activities through continuous improvement and innovation
•Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service
•The ability to demonstrate respect, equity and empathy for a diverse community
•Encourage teamwork (promote operational synergies and alignment) to support each other, our customers and grow together
•Highly energised mind-set with willingness and desire to learn and adapt individually
•Drive performance by ensuring performance expectations are met
•Fosters integrity and honesty
•Ensure compliance to company, industry and regulatory standards
•Highly organised with strong attention to detail
•Confident communicator(written/ oral) and able to build rapport, quickly and effectively
•Demonstrates flexibility and resilience in order to meet the demands of the role
Please provide a CV, Covering Letter (outlining your suitability for the role) and Salary Expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org including the reference Intertek356. All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment.
As a matter of courtesy, we will try to respond to all applications. However, due to the volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to individual candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. Please do not let this deter you from applying for vacancies in the future should you meet the minimum requirements of the role.
Intertek operates a preferred supplier arrangement and we do not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies
2nd February 2018