Quality , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

QC Analytical Chemist

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Southern England
  • 41946900

PE Global is currently recruiting for a QC Analytical Chemist for a leading multi-national Biotech client based in Milton Keynes.

This is a contract with strong possibility of extension. My client’s QC team is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated analyst to support analytical method validation / improvements and method transfers between sites and to support activities in the areas of qualification of standards/controls used in in-process and final product testing within Analytical Chemistry lab.


  • To support analytical method validation / improvements and method transfers between the client’s sites.
  • Support activities in the areas of qualification of standards/controls used in in-process and final product testing within Analytical Chemistry lab.
  • Analytical Chemistry method validation / improvements and test transfer between labs/sites
  • Validation of standards/controls used in in-process and final product testing.
  • Drive change management for introduction of new / improved methods and validation of new equipment.
  • Reporting and communication of results to stakeholders.
  • Liaise with several departments – technical support groups, QA, Regulatory to drive project completion and deliver on milestones.
  • Be able to produce technical documents such as protocols, testing and execution plans and final reports.
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and be able to prioritise.
  • The candidate will be required to report all laboratory activities in a clear, organised manner, in the form of reports, following the standard operating procedures.
  • Good understanding and ability to perform efficient lab investigations arising from deviations or invalid/atypical results.
  • The candidate should be able to provide training to staff on analytical methods and equipment usage.
  • Additionally, the candidate may be required to support laboratory investigations, perform troubleshooting exercises and participate in proof of principle studies.
  • Reporting and investigation of OOS and OOT results, determine root causes and implementing effective CAPA actions.
  • Perform project related literature searches.
  • Interact closely with fellow scientists and global/regional colleagues within own and other departments.
  • Work in a multi-disciplinary and international team and environment
  • Comply with Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs), GMP, ESH procedures and the client’s corporate policies and process improvements.
  • Maintain all documentation and training records as per GMP requirements.
  • To comply with company’s health and safety practices and procedures.
  • Ensure positive, timely and effective communication with team members and internal customers.


  • Degree in Applied Chemistry, Chemistry or a similar field of study
  • Expertise in Analytical Chemistry techniques is essential.
  • Minimum 5 years background in Pharmaceutical QA/Analytical Lead
  • Raw Materials testing including pharmacopoeia
  • Laboratory investigations experience
  • Validation and method development experience
  • Spectrophotometric Analyses (FTIR, UV/VIS), TOC
  • Wet Chemistry techniques including titrations, digestions, full metal analysis
  • GMP Compliance experience
  • Experience in the use of MS Word and Excel
  • Protocol and Report writing
  • Ability to troubleshoot to resolve
  • Able to communicate at all levels and across all functions
  • Ability to communicate concise technical information with clarity
  • Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, be able to work under pressure to deliver success within set timelines and hold a positive mindset
  • Able to assist in fact finding discussions
  • Flexible approach to changing priorities
  • Attention to detail
  • Full Drivers Licence
  • Cross functional work experience

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply or alternatively send an up to date CV to jennifer.horgan@peglobal.net

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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