Analytical Scientist

Job Title:Analytical Scientist
Location UK ~ Alnwick
Type: Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Our growing and successful business comprises of over 320 talented individuals in an environment where everybody counts and is instrumental to our success.

People join Quotient Clinical because we are a respected member of the drug development world, specialising in delivering innovative solutions that integrate formulation development, real time GMP manufacturing and clinical testing. We pride ourselves on the quality of our services and our engaged culture. We are passionate about helping our customers get new medicines to market.

Learning and development is at the heart of our culture at Quotient and you will be given every opportunity to reach your potential with us. You’ll be recognised for your contribution and rewarded with genuine career development, a competitive salary & a whole host of benefits.

The Role

Due to an increased number of projects within our Quality Control department, we have fantastic opportunities for Analytical Scientists to join us!

You will be responsible the analysis of drug substances, raw materials, intermediates and drug products using a variety of analytical techniques. You will also develop, validate and report analytical methodology and, where appropriate, provide resolution to technical problems. Occasionally, you will provide specialist advice and problem resolutions for the selected analytical methodologies while complying and adhering to GLP/GMP guidelines and regulations.

You will also have direct interactions with colleagues and peers in client organisations to ensure that projects are completed to agreed timelines and standards. Therefore, effective oral and written communication skills, presentation skills and attention to detail are paramount.

Some of the other tasks you will be responsible for are:

  • Applying analytical methodologies during the quality control and stability evaluation of a range of materials 
  • Preparing work protocols for approval, critically assess data generated and review data from peers
  • Preparing and reviewing reports, quality documents and training documentation
  • Acquire/record data in a manner that complies with GxP and internal policies/procedures
  • Perform assigned roles within Quality Control such as equipment responsible operator, training, equipment hardware and/or software validation and the ordering of consumable items
  • Work with due regard to health and safety of self and others

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a degree level qualification in a relevant field and will ideally have experience in analytical methodologies in a pharmaceutical environment.

You should be reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated as well as having excellent communication skills both written and verbally. Strong IT skills, the ability to critically assess data and have a flexible approach to new work challenges are a requirement.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

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 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 & inclusion 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. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.