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  • Location: Worthing
  • Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Discovery & Translational, Quality
  • Contact: Tunde Olashore
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Start Date: 2022-11-21
  • Job Ref: V-47616

Have you got a degree in Biological Science, Biochemistry, Biology, or a similar discipline? Do you have ambitions to develop your career in a commercial Biochemistry lab?
 This is an exciting opportunity to join a pioneering Europe-based pharmaceutical organisation specializing in the treatment and prevention of allergies. Their unique focus is on the vaccination and prevention of conditions such as hay fever and their products are fascinating, complex, and ever-changing. The company employs around 300 people in Worthing and has an excellent reputation for providing career development opportunities, challenging, and engaging work and a pleasant, vibrant working environment.
 The Role:
 As QC Scientist you will be working within the QC Biochemistry collaborating in the immune assay testing (ELISA, SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting and other immunoassays) performed on the allergen product portfolio and raw material and provide support to production and other stakeholders. You will also be responsible for trouble shooting, improvement and optimisation of the biochemistry methods to ensure the methods are in accordance with GMP/ICH guidelines fit for purpose / intended use to deliver high quality analytical results and data to our stakeholders and patient safe product.
 If you have knowledge of Immunoassays (including ELISA) and related techniques such as SDS-PAGE/ Western Blotting, this could be an ideal next phase of your career. You will be involved in the analysis of different components of adjuvant vaccines based on living organisms and this will be an excellent opportunity to develop your GLP/GMP experience in a QC setting.
 You will be responsible the routine testing analysis of allergens and analytical testing on raw and source material following Pharmacopeia.
You be responsible for working as per procedure in a compliant manner and identifying incidences of non-conformance.
You will be responsible for identifying and reporting out of specification results and will take part in the investigation of these results.
You will be responsible for training other analysts in analytical techniques as per procedure
You will be responsible for the sampling of raw materials and may be required to work in production area
Minimum Qualifications & Experience:
Degree in Biological Science, Biochemistry, Biology, or a similar discipline
Experience of immune methodology - ELISA, SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting, and other immunoassays
Experience within GMP/ICH guidelines, method optimisation and method validation for immune assays from a GMP regulated QC environment
Solid knowledge of qualification of equipment / instrument
Must have relevant industry experience
In addition to a competitive salary, the company offers excellent career development opportunities and the following benefits:
25 days' holiday
Stakeholder pension plan
Private medical cover
Life insurance scheme
Non-contractual, discretionary annual bonus
Cycle to Work Scheme
Discounted GYM membership