Analytical Scientist

Full Time
May 2nd, 2024
West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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About the company:
Our client is a reputable Pharmaceutical Company situated in the Inner suburbs of Melbourne. They have requested the assistance of Evolve Scientific Recruitment to source an Analytical Scientist for on a permanent basis.

About the role:
Reporting directly to the Analytical Services Manager, this role will require you to ensure work is achieved and delivered to a high standard.
Key responsibilities in the following areas:
  • Perform QC release of drug substances, excipients, components and finished products.
  • Supervise and perform stability testing of investigative/laboratory and clinical or regulatory batches.
  • Maintain the stability schedule and co-ordinate stability testing.
  • Write and review QC, stability and validation documentation including protocols, reports, methods and specifications to industrial, regulatory and quality standards.
  • Develop and implement testing protocols in accordance with the relevant regulatory guidelines.
  • Evaluate stability data generated and make predictions/trending as required.
  • In consultation with Analytical Development Manager release data to external parties as required.
  • Coordinate or perform activities in accordance to validation master plan including computer and instrument qualifications.
  • Support manufacturing and analytical activities that may relate to other functions, including analytical development activities e.g. method development, validation, process validation and drug product characterisation studies.
  • Communicate scientific results and concepts in a clear and concise manner verbally, in written reports and through presentations.

Skills & experience:
Ideally, the successful candidate will have:
  • Proficient in the use of software applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Able to apply scientific rigour to the interpretation of data.
  • Highly developed troubleshooting/problem solving ability.
  • Work to high quality standards.
  • Solid understanding of pharmaceutical development programs and GMP/GLP.
  • Experience in the development and validation of stability indicating assays.

The successful candidate will also have:
  • BSc or equivalent degree with a sound understanding of the pharmaceutical industry stability requirements, including proficient use of HPLC and GC analytical techniques and other laboratory instrumentation.
  • Excellent technical and managerial background and a thorough understanding of quality systems.
  • Excellent organisational, proven people and time management skills, attention to detail and strong ability to multi-task
  • Flexible “can do” attitude.
  • Ability to deliver programs to timelines.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and initiative whilst working autonomously or as part of a team.

If you think this could be the role for you then please apply now! Please send us a cover letter AND a detailed resume in WORD format (PDFs can be corrupted / not processed).  
Or, if you have any questions, please contact Cathy or Linda  on 9040 1630

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