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QC Team Leader - CMC

Date Posted: 9/7/2018
Application Close: 10/8/2018
Location: Arcinova - Alnwick

Due to the increasing workload, including that in support of API manufacture, a new opportunity has arisen for a QC Team Leader to join the CMC team. This is a full-time, permanent position, reporting to the Head of Quality Control.

The key tasks of the position are: 

  • Develop, validate and apply a range of analytical methodologies. Prepare and where appropriate, approve high quality protocols and scientific reports connected with this work
  • Guide other team members in the development, validation and application of analytical methodologies and in the resolution of technical issues
  • Design, implement and report investigative studies to resolve technical issues
  • Ensure work complies with regulatory guidance and where appropriate, specific client requirements
  • Assist in the conduct of client and regulatory audits
  • Work with due regard to health and safety of self and others
  • Work flexibly across the site to meet business needs

The successful candidates will be educated to a minimum of BSc(Hons) (or equivalent), in a relevant scientific discipline and be able to demonstrate the ability to critically assess data. Previous experience in the application of analytical methodologies and team supervision in a pharmaceutical environment would be advantageous. You should be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, and must be self-motivated.  A high level of personal integrity and commitment is essential, as is a flexible approach to new work challenges.