Covance

Analyst - Forms Analysis

UK-Harrogate
Job Number
2017-15775
Job Category
Scientific Entry Level
Position Type
Full-Time

Job Overview

We are currently recruiting for an Analyst - Forms Analysis to join our Formulations Analysis Section in Harrogate.

It is an exciting opportunity that will offer you the chance to become part of an exceptionally talented staff community that helps to bring the miracle of medicine to the market sooner.

The post holder will provide basic operational support necessary for the performance of studies carried out in the Formulations Analysis Section. The Analyst will participate in a wide range of analytical techniques & procedures, and experience of instrument use generally working with minimal supervision.

The Analyst will ensure studies are performed according to scientific and technical standards in a timely manner. The post holder will be responsible for the day to day performance of routine analysis and are involved with method developments and validations

Responsibilities and duties

  • Full participation in Company Quality Programme.
  • Should have the attitude and capability to perform any supervisory role that is required and act as a deputy to the area supervisor in their absence.
  • To undergo training in relevant modules of departmental programmes and to attend any other training recommended by the Manager.
  • To ensure full compliance with GLP/SOPs at all times.
  • To resolve any problems this may prevent efficient operation of studies and to liaise with supervisors and the Manager where necessary.
  • To abide by company/departmental safety regulations at all times and to ensure that the staff of the department comply.
  • To supervise and train junior staff and to ensure their work is of the correct standard.
  • To ensure operational areas are maintained in a clean and tidy state.
  • To assist in the planning and scheduling of studies.
  • To ensure that good communication and working relationships are maintained within the department and with the department's customers.
  • To be aware of resources of the department such as stores requisitions and outside purchasing.
  • Ensure time-sheets are accurately completed to ensure accurate study financial records.
  • To respond constructively to QA comments and to convey these comments to the relevant personnel.
  • To carry out method development work and the setting up of studies, liasing with Study Directors and clients when necessary.

To carry out any duties not specified but might reasonably be expected of this position.

Education / Qualifications

  • A Science Degree (ideally chemistry based)

Experience

  • Beneficial but not essential - knowledge of GC and HPLC would be idea

 

By joining us you can make a difference by helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world.

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