31 March 2021

QC Analyst

Touchlight are seeking to hire a QC Analyst
Job description:

Touchlight is currently seeking an experienced QC analyst to join its Quality Unit as part of the Touchlight DNA Services CDMO company. The Quality Control Analyst is responsible for the supporting the Quality Control (QC) laboratory for raw material assessment and approval and day-to-day QC analysis. This is an exciting, fast-paced environment suited to self-motivated, organised, conscientious and highly accurate individuals, who can contribute to and successfully work in a multi-talented and compliance orientated team.

In addition to working at the forefront of DNA research in a dynamic biotech company, the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, a company performance related bonus, and be eligible to join the company pension scheme, among other benefits.

Role description:

This is an operational Quality role. There will be close working with the CMC-Development, Production, Continuous Improvement and Business Development Teams to support on-going project and product needs. Key activities will include sampling, identifying QC sampling and QC testing for raw materials, In-Process controls and finished product, reagent preparations, goods receipt, sample receipt, procurement, good housekeeping activities, equipment and instrument calibrations and documentation.

The QC Analyst reports to the QC Manager, and in support of the Head of Quality, to ensure regulatory requirements are met. This is an operational role. There will also be close working with the CMC-Development, Continuous Improvement and Business Development Teams to support on-going project and product needs.

Qualifications and experience:

  • A background in a scientific discipline, ideally at degree level
  • Strong experience of working within a GMP and/or GLP environment
  • Strong experience of raw material testing in a GMP environment
  • Experience of reagent preparations and material handling
  • A proven QC industry background
  • Working Knowledge of GMP Sampling techniques
  • Working knowledge of equipment and instrument calibrations
  • Working knowledge of Good documentation practices

All candidates should possess clear communication and presentation skills and an ability to work effectively as an individual and in a team environment. Successful candidates will also be proficient in organising and managing their work and delivering results to established timelines.

Applicants MUST be eligible to work in the UK.

Apply for this role by emailing a CV and cover letter to jobs@touchlight.com clearly stating the reference “QC Officer” Closing date for applications is 13th August 2021.

Due to the high number of applicants, we will only contact those who we invite to interview.