QC Lab Analyst - 12 Month FTC

Participate as an active and flexible Quality department team member to provide a Quality Control service for the Supply Chain Organisation.


Key Responsbilities 

▪ Sample and test all incoming raw materials according to in-house specifications and methods of analysis.

▪ Sample and test all incoming packaging components according to approved in-house specifications.

▪ Test all finished products according to approved in-house specifications and methods of analysis including Spatone as required by the approved SOP.

▪ Microbiological testing of raw materials, bulk and finished products, including Spatone as required by the approved SOP.

▪ Environmental monitoring.

▪ Maintenance of microbiological and environmental records and supply of related reports as necessary.

▪ Microbiological method evaluation and validation.

▪ Ensure that all laboratory tasks performed are in keeping with Good Laboratory Practice and that production processes adhere to the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice.

▪ Carry out line checks on production activities and perform the relevant in-process checks, ensuring that such activities are in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice.

▪ Perform analyses, examinations or investigations as required on behalf of the Company.

▪ Supply written reports as necessary on request.

▪ Ensure all data is stored and entered in the correct file and that any test OOS are investigated via the OOS procedure.

▪ Ensure all required retained samples are kept and stored correctly.

▪ Contribute to the investigation of customer complaints as required.

▪ Ensure that all chemical and consumable supplies are maintained.

▪ Ensure that the laboratory is maintained in a clean and tidy condition, including the removal of laboratory waste.

▪ Liaise effectively with staff from other departments.

▪ Involvement in other QMS responsibilities as required as part of personal development.


Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience

Educated to degree level or above in a scientific subject


Abilities and Skills


▪ Experience in an analytical laboratory

▪ Ability to use work instructions and specifications for testing of products, raw materials and components

▪ A good appreciation of Good Laboratory Practice

▪ Strong report writing skills

▪ A good level of wet/bench chemistry skills

▪ Good attention to detail

▪ Practical and organised approach

▪ Experience or knowledge of HPLC and GC techniques

▪ Experience of working in a regulated laboratory environment



▪ Experienced in the use of pharmacopeia’s Experience or knowledge of TLC techniques

▪ Knowledge of ERP systems such as SAP

▪ Experience of pharmaceutical production processes for tablets, liquids and creams

▪ Basic knowledge of microbiology