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QC Officer

South West London   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

A pharmaceutical company has an exciting opportunity for a QC Officer to join its team. You will support with QC testing of materials as well as supporting with quality documentation to ensure the correct compliance. You must have a degree in chemistry, or a related subject, and have proven experience working in a GMP QC role.

The Role

In this role you will provide QC support to a busy contract laboratory performing bespoke project work, QC testing of raw materials, excipients, components, in process intermediates and finished products ensuring that results are generated in a timely manner according to established written procedures and regulatory standards.


  • As the QC Officer, your role will include collating, checking and authorisation of all test related documentation.
  • Investigate atypical, non-conforming or out of specification results, identifying the root causes of problems and introducing effective corrective and preventative actions.
  • Generating reports and Certificates of Analysis
  • Completion of OOS, OOT and NCW investigations, change controls, and any other QMS documents required.
  • Ensure an up-to-date awareness of regulatory and scientific developments via courses, meetings and literature as well as maintaining training records.
  • Write and review SOPs, methods, specifications, validation documents, protocols and reports as required.
  • Analyst training where it relates to areas of experience

Experience required

  • Minimum BSc Degree in Chemistry or a related subject.
  • Analytical experience of inorganic analysis and pharmacopoeial testing using classical analytical wet chemistry methods. Specifically titrimetric, colorimetric and gravimetric analysis. Experience of metals testing using either ICPOES, ICPMS or AAS would also be beneficial.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience working in the Pharmaceutical QC laboratory, or related industry with an excellent understanding of the requirements of GMP.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6888
  • Posted: 30th April 2021
  • Expires: 28th May 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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