Principal QC Scientist
Principal QC Scientist

RUDD293 – Principal QC Scientist


Company Overview

Our growing and successful business comprises over 320 talented individuals in an environment where everybody counts and is instrumental to our success.

People join Quotient Clinical because we are a respected member of the drug development world, specialising in delivering innovative solutions that integrate formulation development, real time GMP manufacturing and clinical testing. We pride ourselves on the quality of our services and our engaged culture. We are passionate about helping our customers get new medicines to market.

Learning and development is at the heart of our culture at Quotient and you will be given every opportunity to reach your potential with us. You’ll be recognised for your contribution and rewarded with genuine career development, a competitive salary & a whole host of benefits.


The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Principal QC Analyst to join our Pharmaceutical Analysis team. As a result of our continued growth and success we are currently doubling the size of our laboratories, so it is a very exciting time to join the team!

In this role you will support the Head of QC in overall management and delivery of QC and raw material supply requirements for studies. You will supervise a team of Senior QC Analysts and will provide management and direction for the QC team ensuring operational excellence. This will include playing a pivotal role in training new and existing staff.

As a Principal QC Analyst you also will review and approve key study documentation to ensure accuracy and consistency, principally QC release documentation, C of A’s and LIRs. You will also approve in-vitro Experimental Plans, protocols and reports, and analytical/QC methods, specifications and SOPs as appropriate. You will assist in the development of laboratory systems in line with the company, client and regulatory requirements.

This role will require you to work with cross functional teams across the business and with our clients so the ability to build strong working relationships is key.


The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be Degree level qualification in Chemistry or equivalent and will have significant experience working in an analytical role within the pharmaceutical industry.  You will also have expertise in HPLC assays, purity and dissolution method development, validation troubleshooting and extensive knowledge in test requirements for oral dosage forms.

You should have supervisory experiences in a Pharmaceutical R&D and/or QC laboratory and will have experience in a client facing role and be comfortable hosting client and regulatory audits.

You should be reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated as well as having excellent communication skills. Strong IT skills and experience of completing documentation with a high degree of accuracy is also a must. 

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.


Company benefits:

As well as offering ongoing training, we offer flexible working, private healthcare and life assurance, 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) & group pension plan.

We have various recognition and appreciation schemes in place to say ‘Thank you’ to our staff for all their hard work e.g. employee of the quarter, food treats and staff parties. We provide a subsidised restaurant and have free parking at our site in our leafy surroundings just outside Nottingham.

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