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  • Location: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, de15 0yz
  • Salary: £22,000 - £25,000/year per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Scientific
  • Contact: Lauren
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 August 2021

​Responsibilities / Accountabilities


·       Perform activities to ensure compliant and efficient operations within the following areas:

o   Analytical testing of raw materials, intermediates and / or finished products

§  Carrying out testing to meet the needs of the testing plan and any inability to meet the plan is communicated appropriately

§  Contributing to the trending of results with all Out of Specification and Out of Trend results appropriately investigated and reported

§  Generate reports (including stability reports) within any agreed timelines

o   Support the laboratory Out of Specification investigation process

o   Support the calibration, validation and monitoring of Laboratory equipment

o   Support the development and validation of Analytical methods

§  Support the analytical validation of new test methods

§  Support other members of the laboratory in solving problems with methods and testing

§  Participate in the test method transfer to / from the analytical laboratory to customers or other third parties

·       Support a culture of continual improvement within the team and wider company by:

o   Utilising root cause analysis and use of appropriate risk management tools throughout all activities.

o   Highlighting potential compliance gaps or efficiency improvements to processes and working practices within your area of responsibility.

o   Ensure all procedures relating to the processes and systems you operate are up-to-date and reflect current practice.

·       Support the wider Quality function by:

o   Ensuring adherence to Health and Safety, Good Manufacturing Practice and other relevant guidelines and legal obligations.

o   Supporting other team members to develop their skills and functional expertise.

·       Ensure delivery of activities within your area of responsibility to ensure customer and business targets are met.


Key Capabilities


·       Good attention to detail,

·       Good Analytical and problem-solving abilities,

·       Good numerical skills and the ability to handle and analyse data,

·       Basic knowledge of root cause analysis and risk management tools and their application,

·       Basic understanding of applicable regulations, standards and best practices,

·       Basic knowledge of data analysis tools (e.g. Excel, Minitab etc.),


Key Performance Indicators


·       Individual workload is managed to ensure customer and business targets are met and any inability to meet targets is clearly communicated as soon as the problem is recognised,

·       No avoidable or repeat incidents / deviations within your area of responsibility.