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QC Scientist - IHC

Tyne and Wear   •  £22000 - £28000 per annum + 35hr week + flexible time  •  Permanent, Full time

Job Title: QC scientist
Location: Newcastle
Employment Term: Permanent
Salary: £22,000 - £28,000
Benefits: 35 Hr week and flexible time available

SRG are working with a rapidly expanding biotechnology company focusing on providing high quality immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridisation to the market. The company has a real focus on culture and providing opportunities to develop and grow dependant on the personal goals of the employees.
The role
* Deliver day-to-day management of the QC process, testing using automated immunohistochemistry platforms, assessment, and reporting.
* Review batch results with the production team, provide feedback on quality of materials coming through.
* Perform incoming QC testing on materials and reagents.
* Handle customer enquiries and complaints - report back to wider team (commercial, production and R&D)
* Provide regular metrics on performance to the management team
* Work with R&D for the adoption of new parameters on products in development and to be released.
* Quality management system creation/maintenance
o As an ISO13485 certified company we work to procedures and protocols as described within our QMS. It is imperative that these are kept updated and where necessary new procedures are created. As part of this role the position is expected to carry these tasks out.


* Proficient in performing all routine and relevant QC laboratory techniques such as Histology, Microtomy, IHC staining and interpretation of the results.
* Basic data management skills, i.e. Microsoft Office
* Experience with lab equipment e.g. pH meters, balances, micropipettes.
* Excellent personal communication skills
* Embedding
* Tissue processing
* Experience working in a controlled environment, preferably to ISO 13485 standard
* Experience liaising with customers and complaint handling
* Image analysis

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to Matthew.garner@srgtalent.com. For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Matt on 0161 868 2205.
SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.
As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srg.co.uk to view our other vacancies

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2164918
  • Posted: 10th May 2022
  • Expires: 7th June 2022


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