Shift Analyst

Location: Dudley, Northumberland, UKDepartment: QualityReference: VN110
Shift Analysts

Summary of Shift Analyst (x2) role

We are currently seeking two Shift Analysts to join our Quality Control (QC) team based at Dudley, Northumberland, UK. The successful candidates will be responsible for performing analysis and related activities in accordance with the requirements of the current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP). 

  • Investigate analytical deviations and out of specification results with appropriate rigour and to contribute to their root cause resolution.
  • Perform calibration and maintenance of analytical equipment.
  • As required, to perform routine auditing of laboratory areas.
  • As a SAP user the job holder will be required to carry out assigned SAP transactions in an accurate and timely manner.
  • To prioritise in-process, raw materials, intermediate and final product analysis out of hours.
  • To release raw materials and building block final products which have no deviations or out of specification results.
  • To support cGMP stability programs.
  • To characterise reference materials for use in cGMP analysis.
  • Develop, evaluate and prepare analytical methods and SOPs as required.
  • Ensure cGMP/GLP compliance.
  • To liaise with manufacturing, technical and operational quality personnel on relevant aspects of compliance and analytical atypicality.
  • Comply with all safety, health, and environmental requirements.
  • Embody our company values, which are: be reliable, be caring, be transparent and be willing.

Key Skills and Competencies
  • Minimum: good honours degree in analytical science
  • Several years’ experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent laboratory skills
  • Working knowledge of cGMP
  • We also require candidates to be competent with IT systems, and in particular Microsoft Office including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

You will receive

A competitive salary, pension scheme, Perkbox, cycle to work, death in service coverage, on-site health and wellbeing support and medical consultation and physiotherapy, 24/7 employee assistance programme. Training and opportunities for further career development.

This role is a shift role to support our 24/7 operation with annual leave and rest days built into the shift plan.

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 complimented 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: 28 Jan 2022
Service. Passion. Science.