Analytical Support Chemist -Medical Products

  • Permanent
  • Runcorn, Cheshire
  • Posted: 30th January 2020
  • Salary: Up to £28240 per annum
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Reference: BBBH5623
  • Industry:
  • Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Skills:

Koura Global are currently working in partnership with E3 Recruitment and are an international leader in the development, manufacture and supply of fluoroproducts that play a fundamental role in enhancing everyday lives. A highly innovative manufacturing company part of the larger organisation, Orbia, who currently have operations in 41 countries and commercial activities in over 110.
Joining the team as Analytical Chemist, Medical Products means working with a market leader in the manufacture of chemical products, supporting site and global operations through executing multiple chemical and physical testing on a variety of raw materials, components and finished products. The company heavily promotes a progressive culture and therefore is searching for individuals that share their passion to grow and develop from both a personal and professional perspective.

Responsibilities of the successful Analytical Chemist, Medical Products:

  • Analytical Chemists are responsible for the equipment and methodology used to assess product quality of medicinal products. The instrumentation must be available at all times and calibrated/validated to the highest standards, failure to do so could have serious implications for the business.
  • Assist in developing, designing, improving, installing and validating new equipment and technology for the medical quality control team on site and to support a third-party location, as required. In particular the role will support instrument calibration, validation support for a LIMS / barcoding project and improvement projects.
  • Manage complex safety challenges of analysis including application of risk assessment and risk mitigation methods for high hazard chemistry.
  • Work closely with technical and laboratory teams to understand production processes and requirements to support troubleshooting or improvement activities.

Based at the company’s site at Runcorn (WA7 4JE), ideally applicants for the Analytical Chemist, Medical Products position will have experience of instrumental method development, preferably working to current cGMP standards. Additionally, it would be preferable for candidates to have knowledge/experience in gas chromatography and CDS systems, notably calibration of equipment. Candidates that have an HNC/HND or above Scientific qualification would also be at an advantage (Biochemistry, Physics, Biology etc.) however this is not essential.
Working as an Analytical Chemist, Medical Products alongside salary the successful applicant will also receive benefits including 15% pension, private health care, up to 20% company performance related annual bonus, life assurance, 25 days holiday (plus statutory holidays). Additionally, Koura operate a progression path that regularly sees their employees rewarded for their hard work and progressing internally within the company.
Please apply directly for further information.
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