QC Laboratory Technician

Location: Deeside, Wales, UKDepartment: QualityReference: VN220
Summary of QC Laboratory Technician role

Sterling Pharma Solutions are currently seeking a QC Laboratory Technician to join their team in Deeside.

You must have a passion for science and have an enthusiastic approach and interest in the development of bioanalytical methods.  This role is crucial to the efficient functioning of the laboratory and will be part of a team that develop, qualify, and test a range of biological molecules, such as therapeutic proteins, monoclonal antibodies and Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADC’s).

This is an entry level role and there would be an exceptional development opportunity to progress for the right candidate.

  • Assisting the QC and analytical development team in the preparation of reagents, equipment set-up, raw material sampling as well as packaging and shipping samples.
  • Cleaning and waste management, routine self-inspections and stock control, supporting the re-order systems and communicating with key suppliers.
  • Conducting basic laboratory tests including pH, conductivity, osmolarity, Total Organic Carbon content and basic microbiological techniques.
  • Following standard operating procedure and documenting laboratory results in accordance with current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) and company procedures.
  • Maintaining and improving knowledge of analytical techniques.
  • Ensuring personal training status is compliant with matrix requirements.
  • Contributing to team building, training and problem-solving initiates internally and cross site as applicable.
  • Ensuring that all laboratory activities are conducted in compliance with all Health and Safety guidelines with particular reference to COSHH and Biological Safety Regulations and Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • Embodying our company values, which are: be reliable, be caring, be transparent and be willing.

Requirements for the role
  • Previous laboratory experience is essential.
  • A degree in a relevant biological/biochemistry subject area would be desirable but not essential.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be organised, flexible and able to work as part of a team.
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to learn.

How you will be rewarded
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including bonus, pension scheme, private healthcare, Perkbox, cycle to work scheme, death in service coverage,  24/7 employee assistance programme, employee referral scheme as well as the opportunity for training and further career development.

Why consider Sterling?

Sterling Pharma Solutions is a global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) with more than 50 years’ experience in developing and manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs).  This is complemented by Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) research and development bioconjugation services.

We are a fast growing, dynamic business with facilities in the UK and the US, where we employ more than 800 talented and passionate people who support our customers in bringing new medicines to market, improving and saving the lives of patients.

Our culture and our way of working is what really sets us apart as a business; we aim to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and our employees.  You can expect to be part of a supportive team, all working towards a shared goal: to deliver first-class science and service to our customers every day. 

Sterling is an equal opportunity employer. 

Be caring. Be transparent. Be willing. Be reliable.

Deadline for applications: 03 Jul 2022