QC Senior Technologist - Water Testing (maternity cover)

Dependent on experience
12 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Eve Hegarty
Contract Type
Full Time
We currently have a great opportunity available for a Senior Technologist - Water Testing to join a growing pharmaceutical company based in the Wiltshire area for an initial period of 12 months to cover maternity leave.

As the Senior Technologist - Water Testing (maternity cover) you will be responsible for undertaking chemical and biochemical analyses to support the manufacture of licensed pharmaceutical products; as required by EU Directive 91/356/EEC for GMP compliance. You will supervise and schedule work for QC Technologists and write quality documentation relating to raw materials, water and product testing.


Your duties as the Senior Technologist - Water Testing (maternity cover) will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. To supervise Junior QC Analytical staff, including scheduling of work for QC Analytical staff members to ensure that manufacturing deadlines are met.

2. You will take responsibility for testing water samples to ensure that they meet the specifications established in the product licence and internal specification documents. Organise and liaise with external testing laboratories to arrange correct and on time testing to meet production deadlines.

3. Responsible for writing Standard Operating Procedures, non-conformances, CAPAs and change controls and their associated risk assessments to ensure that those tasks are performed safely.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Senior Technologist - Water Testing (maternity cover) we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a chemistry or biochemistry related discipline. In addition, you will have experience working in a GMP lab environment, ideally analysing water samples (TOC, pH/conductivity, nitrates testing), however experience using other relevant analytical techniques is acceptable.

2. As this is a supervisory role, previous experience supervising staff is desirable, however we would also be interested in seeing CVs from candidates who have proven experience as a senior GMP analyst, looking to gain some supervisory experience.

Key Words: Senior QC Technologist | Senior GMP Analyst | Senior Technician | GMP | QC | Quality Control | Water Testing | TOC | nitrates | pH | conductivity | supervisor | supervisory

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.