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Scientist- Physical Testing

Deeside, Cheshire
Up to £14.84 per hour
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Medical Devices
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

  • Job Title: Research Assistant - Physical Testing
  • Contract: until end of Dec 2024
  • Location: Deeside
  • Pay: £14.84 per hour

SRG are partnered with a global medical products and technologies company. Our client is focused on solutions for the management of chronic conditions, with leading positions in advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence care, and infusion care.

We are seeking a Research Assistant to join their Deeside team.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Working within a controlled ISO13485 and ISO9001 Laboratory quality system and in accordance with GLP/GMP procedures.
  • Design, plan and execute Physical testing in support of R&D activities and base business projects in accordance with applicable and procedures and guidelines.
  • Involvement in the development and validation of new physical testing methods.
  • Effective organization of assigned workload; ensures integrity of all data generated and timely/accurate provision of results to GLP standards.
  • Accurate recording and analysis of laboratory data in accordance with good documentation practices
  • Perform detailed laboratory investigations to determine the root cause of atypical and out of specification results, apply corrective and preventative actions and author concise investigation reports.
  • Author validation protocols, reports and technical documents for medical Devices/ Pharmaceutical products
  • Assist in laboratory test method/procedural revisions.
  • Responsible for standard laboratory routines, equipment calibration, maintenance replenishment etc.
  • Ensures lab compliance with applicable cGMP regulations and SOPs/TD's.
  • Involvement in change control activities and associated actions.

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant science related discipline.
  • Experience working in a laboratory environment out with academia
  • Experience within Medical Devices/ Pharmaceutical Industry is preferred.
  • Understanding of compliance with FDA and European regulations relating to Quality Systems (ISO13485:2016, ISO9001:2000, FDA 21 CFR part 820) and GMP Guidelines and Regulation.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel.
  • A detailed understanding of common statistical analysis and experience with MiniTab desirable.
  • Have an understanding of the role of Physical Testing within the product development process for both new product development and existing product development of medical devices / pharmaceuticals
  • Commands good physical testing and problem-solving skills and demonstrates an understanding of the steps involved in initiating and completing a variety of physical testing tasks to support key R&D projects.
  • Statically analyze data for reporting to senior physical testing staff
  • Effectively communicate both oral and written scientific and technical data to peers and managers
  • A forward-thinking team-player who willingly accepts new challenges and works to tight deadlines.
  • Commands Flexibility - ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks and react/respond positively to changes in priority and workload.
  • Accurate with excellent attention to detail.
  • Decisive thinker; ability to make decisions and recommendations using own initiative.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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