Laboratory Analyst – Full Time – Burton upon Trent


The Recruitment Group are excited to share another exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Analyst to join them on a permanent basis. The role is based in Burton on Trent (DE15) and is full time, 37.5 hrs per week with some flexibility within that.

The role is paying between £20 – £25k per annum, depending on experience.

Laboratory Analyst Responsibilities:

* Perform activities to ensure compliant and efficient operations within the following areas:

* Analytical testing of raw materials, intermediates and / or finished products

* Carrying out testing to meet the needs of the testing plan and any inability to meet the plan is communicated appropriately

* Contributing to the trending of results with all Out of Specification and Out of Trend results appropriately investigated and reported

* Generate reports (including stability reports) within any agreed timelines

* Support the laboratory Out of Specification investigation process

* Support the calibration, validation and monitoring of Laboratory equipment

* Support the development and validation of Analytical methods

* Support the analytical validation of new test methods

* Support other members of the laboratory in solving problems with methods and testing

* Participate in the test method transfer to / from the analytical laboratory to customers or other third parties

* Support a culture of continual improvement within the team and wider company by:

* Utilising root cause analysis and use of appropriate risk management tools throughout all activities.

* Highlighting potential compliance gaps or efficiency improvements to processes and working practices within your area of responsibility.

* Ensure all procedures relating to the processes and systems you operate are up-to-date and reflect current practice.

Support the wider Quality function by:

* Ensuring adherence to Health and Safety, Good Manufacturing Practice and other relevant guidelines and legal obligations.

* Supporting other team members to develop their skills and functional expertise.

* Ensure delivery of activities within your area of responsibility to ensure customer and business targets are met.

Laboratory Analyst Key Capabilities:

* Good attention to detail,

* Good Analytical and problem-solving abilities,

* Good numerical skills and the ability to handle and analyse data,

* Basic knowledge of root cause analysis and risk management tools and their application,

* Basic understanding of applicable regulations, standards and best practices,

* Basic knowledge of data analysis tools (e.g. Excel, Minitab etc.),

Laboratory Analyst Key Performance Indicators:

* Individual workload is managed to ensure customer and business targets are met and any inability to meet targets is clearly communicated as soon as the problem is recognised,

* No avoidable or repeat incidents / deviations within your area of responsibility.

Salary: £20000 – £25000/annum

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

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