QC Chemist II

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QC, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical, days

Your new company
Here at Hays we are working with our international Pharma client to source an experienced QC Chemist.
The company is a global leader in therapeutic areas of focus such as HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Your new role:
QC Chemist II – QC Technical Support Cork Contract: 12 months Salary: €50- 70K This QC Chemist II role requires significant expertise/specialisation in analytics for Solid Oral Dosage and Biological Product Portfolios.
They are responsible for analytical operations including Analytical Method Transfers, New Product Introductions, process & cleaning optimisations, technical investigations and quality control testing to support our GMP operations.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Involvement in Analytical Method Validation/Transfers for Solid Oral Dosage & for Biological Products as appropriate.
  • Execution of process and cleaning validation studies in support of New Product Introductions.
  • Provision of technical support to Operations for investigations and optimisation projects.
  • Deliver new technologies and continuous improvement initiatives to meet business requirements.
  • Support QC TS investigations/troubleshooting and technical projects within the function.
  • Support the procurement and qualification of new equipment for new product technology transfers.
  • Demonstrates skills in data analysis (ex: UPLC, HPLC, CE,) and ability to critically evaluate data quality.
  • Writes and executes protocols and reports.
  • Assists in the training of QC staff.
  • Writes and revises methods, specifications, and SOP’s as needed.
  • May develop methods for performing cleaning validations.
  • Demonstrates and applies an advanced level of understanding of project goals and methods.
  • Acts as a resource for other employees within the department.
  • Must think critically and creatively and be able to work independently, determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems and have strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Interfaces with key cross functional stakeholders locally, CTLs and across the Company network including US Locations.

What you'll need to succeed

Skills and Expertise:

  • Experience in test methods for Solid Oral Dosage products
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of cGMP, quality control (QC), and regulatory requirements for GMP laboratories in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Hands-on experience with equipment qualification and analytical techniques such as UPLC/HPLC, Water content analysis etc.
  • Knowledge of software such as Empower and LIMS.
  • Critical thinking skills and ability to solve moderately complex problems and good judgement in making recommendations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with people from a wide range of skill levels and experience.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with internal and external partners, self-motivation and adaptability.

Education and experience:
  • Minimum education of BA or BSc. Preferably chemistry.
  • MSc. desirable
  • Resilient & dynamic.
  • Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders to achieve the objective.
  • Operationally excellent
  • Organised with systematic approach to prioritisation.
  • Process orientated to achieve the business objective.

What you need to do now
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Talk to Emma Davidson, the specialist consultant managing this position

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