Biochemistry Technical Specialist

Dependent on experience
30 Apr 2021
30 May 2021
Debra Fong
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Biochemistry Technical Specialist looking for an exciting new job opportunity?

We are currently looking for a Biochemistry Technical Specialist to join a leading biopharmaceutical company based in the Hertfordshire area.

As the Biochemistry Technical Specialist you will support the laboratory by providing specialist knowledge and problem-solving ability for all analytical techniques, problematic results, and validation requirements across the section and working as the subject matter lead.


Your duties as the Biochemistry Technical Specialist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for planning laboratory activities for the team, supporting the progression of Minor and Major deviations, provide technical support for critical deviations and support site driven investigations and improvements. You will also be working very closely alongside the QC Validation Specialist to support scientists within the department.

2. You will lead the departmental OE initiatives, empowering staff to identify improvements. Reviewing and approving improvements, enabling staff to deliver for leaner ways of working and act as an SME for QC validation, providing the training and support for inexperienced member of staff to increase their knowledge/ability in validation activities.

3. As the Biochemistry Technical Specialist you will be responsible for training staff in validation activities, identify and validation new QC equipment, adhere to ICH guidelines for analytical method validation and also lead technology transfer and validation projects.

4. Additionally, you will also participate with the receipt of audits from internal and external sources and assist with the implementation of internal policies, following cGMP guidelines.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Biochemistry Technical Specialist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. A Degree in a relevant subject and significant experience in a regulated GMP/GLP laboratory environment, with a focus on technical knowledge of method validation as well as experience in QC equipment qualification is essential for this role. Technical laboratory experience of ELISA assays, chromogenic assays or any other kit based assays would be desirable.

2. The following are also essential for the role of Biochemistry Technical Specialist; experience of raising, completing, and investigating quality records, project management experience, knowledge of industry guidelines / data integrity and experience of writing protocols and reports.

3. A biochemist or experience working in the biopharmaceutical industry would be highly advantageous for this position.

Key Words: QC Validation Technical Specialist | Quality Assurance | Biopharmaceutical | Pharmaceutical | Life Science | GMP | Equipment | Biochemistry

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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