Material QC Senior Scientist

  • Job Reference: 395865472-2
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Hobson Prior Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Housekeeping & Maintenance, Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Hobson Prior are seeking for a Material QC Senior Scientist to join a biotech organisation located in London on a permanent basis. Our client is determined to develop treatments who can save patients' lives.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities:

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that own work complies with GMP, Data Integrity and Good Documentation Practice (GDP) and is undertaken in accordance with applicable procedures.
Responsible for ensuring that own training is undertaken in a timely and GMP compliant manner before the task is undertaken.
Responsible for ensuring that any GMP documentation assigned to me e.g. (but not limited to) Issues, CAPAs, Change Controls, BMRs & audit/inspection actions is closed timely and in a RFT state.
Works closely and collaboratively with warehouse, supply chain and QA teams to ensure completion of activities to support incoming material release.
Set-up and monitor the material inspection programme ensuring materials are suitably qualified for the manufacture of gene therapy products.
Provide expert technical input where needed and support on quality records associated with raw materials testing e.g. deviations, change controls and CAPA.
Key contact for technical support for new material requirements.
Implementation of in-house ID (IR / Raman) testing.
Ownership and responsibility for maintenance and review of materials SOP's, equipment and Test methods.
Work closely with external testing houses and review the results for technical and quality compliance.
Any other assigned duties.Key Skills:

A high Level of attention to detail.
Planning/Organisation - prioritises and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; able to gather information; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.
Oral Communication - speaks clearly; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates good presentation skills; participates effectively in meetings.
Written Communication - writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Quality Management - looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Motivation - sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence.
Professionalism - approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Innovation - meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas.Requirements:

The ideal candidate requires a BSc in Chemistry/Biology or equivalent relevant work experience in pharmaceutical or other similar regulated industry (i.e. biologics or medical devices).
Strong knowledge of GMP/GLP regulations, FDA regulations and a minimum of 5 years experience in a GxP environment.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) preferred.
Experience of working within a GMP manufacturing environment.
Physical & mental requirements - occasional lifting; the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Apply now:

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Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy