QC Team Leader

Job Title:QC Team Leader
Location UK ~ Alnwick
Type: Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for an QC Team Leader to join our QC department. The ideal candidate would  apply scientific expertise and experience, and supervise staff responsible for the development, validation and application of analytical methodologies. Interact directly with clients to ensure study requirements are met.

Key Tasks:

  • Organise team and personal workload efficiently, working directly with clients or their representatives as required. Ensure agreed timelines are met.
  • Supervision of shift analysts, ensuring good communication across the shifts and with production and chemists to ensure production support is maintained
  • 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
  • Perform annual performance reviews and set goals for team members, monitoring performance throughout
  • Work flexibly across the site to meet business needs

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have Extensive knowledge and experience of analytical and particularly chromatographic technologies and the awareness of the current GMP regulatory environment.  knowledge of the drug development process, experience in guiding professional or technical staff,

Other skills and experience required:

  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of the drug development process
  • Experience in guiding professional or technical staff
  • BSc (hons), or equivalent, in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in GMP analytical environment
  • Previous supervisor experience desirable but not essential

Company benefits:

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business. 

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences business are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion. We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mindset, diversity & inclusions in the workplace.

As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome.