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  • Location: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, DE15 0YZ
  • Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Scientific
  • Contact: Courtney York
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01509 633 633
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 02 October 2021

The Recruitment Group are excited to share another exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Analyst to join them on a permanent basis.

The Details:

The role is based in Burton on Trent (DE15) and is full time, 37.5 hrs per week with some flexibility.

Our client is offering a salary of £20 - £25k per annum, depending on experience.

About the Role:

As a Laboratory Analyst, your responsibilities will include:

  • Performing activities to ensure compliant and efficient operations within the following areas:

  • 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

  • Generating reports (including stability reports) within any agreed timelines

  • Supporting the laboratory Out of Specification investigation process

  • Supporting the calibration, validation and monitoring of Laboratory equipment

  • Supporting the development and validation of Analytical methods

  • Supporting the analytical validation of new test methods

  • Supporting other members of the laboratory in solving problems with methods and testing

  • Participating in the test method transfer to/from the analytical laboratory to customers or other third parties

  • Supporting a culture of continual improvement within the team and wider company by:

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

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

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

Support the wider Quality function by:

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

  • 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.

Laboratory Analyst 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.),

Laboratory Analyst 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.

 For more information and to apply, get in touch with Courtney at our Loughborough by clicking 'Apply Now' to submit your application. 

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