Development Analyst - Pharmaceuticals - Cheshire (SQCR12) Runcorn, England

Salary: GBP26000 - GBP28000 per annum + Progression, 25 days hol

Senior QC/Development Analyst - £25k - Pharmaceuticals - Cheshire

Excellent opportunity for candidates with leadership skills who are looking to progress 

Ideally we need candidates with a very strong pharmaceutical chemistry background with Stability Testing experience 


  • Perform analysis on raw materials, components, in-process, finished product and stability samples, as per relevant analytical specifications and procedures
  • Statistical analysis and interpretation of data, and identification of out-of-trend and out-of-specification results
  • Complete the investigation and root cause analysis of analytical issues, including OOS/OOT results and implementation of any associated CAPAs in line with site expectations
  • Provide technical support, guidance and training to colleagues as required
  • Able to act as customer technical support
  • Preparation and review of GMP related documentation (analytical methods, SOPs, specifications, monographs, protocols, reports)
  • Assist in day to day running of laboratory in order to implement priorities and workloads as indicated by the team leader
  • Development of new analytical methods using Quality by Design principles
  • Perform validation of analytical methods including writing protocols and reports
  • Complete documentation associated with laboratory functions in line with GMP
  • Responsible for ensuring that all working areas and surrounding areas are compliant to GLP, GMP, and are well kept and maintained.
  • Issue regular progress updates to management and present appropriate information, as requested at scientific or project review meetings
  • Ability to raise change controls, deviations and other quality documentation, showing attention to detail
  • Maintain a safe working environment within the laboratory, ensuring risk assessments and COSHH assessments are carried out on a routine basis
  • Maintain a high quality standard within the laboratory, ensuring laboratory note books, log books and other documents are maintained to an acceptable standard
  • Analysis, write ups, workbooks and documentation right first time
  • Able to complete data confirmation, checks and review


  • Degree, Masters or PhD in Chemistry or an associated subject
  • Experience in working within a high throughput analytical laboratory
  • Strong technical knowledge and capability in analytical chemistry with strong emphasis on HPLC and GC
  • Experience of MDI and DPI analytical testing
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with others: maintaining excellent stakeholder communication whilst ensuring the primary needs of the business are met.
  • Proven track record in the ability to demonstrate initiative and work with diverse groups to reach consensus.
  • Communication skills with emphasis on the ability to impact and influence people without direct line authority

Please apply now to be considered immediately