Quality Control Technician

Posted 26 Sep 2018

Haverhill, East of England - United Kingdom

Req Id 182229


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. 

The Role 

As a Quality Control Technician, you will support the department carryout 100% QC checks onsite. Duties will include:

  • Understand types and origin of QC samples, and benefits / limitations of analytical equipment
  • Use of software to assign, process and track synthesis batches
  • Preparation of analytical equipment (MALDI-TOF, ESI LC/MS, HPLC) and reagents to perform quality control analysis
  • Interpretation and analysis of analytical data, providing feedback to internal customers regarding failures for troubleshooting and prevention
  • Accurate archiving of analytical data by following correct logging / archiving of data in accordance with QMS
  • Analysis of returned product and provide QC information on customer complaints
  • Leads investigations and identifies root causes and appropriate preventative actions
  • Delivers training on the QC process and analytical techniques and provides technical support to less experienced team members
  • Maintenance of analytical instrumentation
  • Produce, review and update departmental QMS and HS&E documentation

Who You Are

Successful candidates will have:

  • A Level(s) in Science/Maths or equivalent (essential)
  • Previous experience working within Lab environment
  • Understanding or production time frames and customer expectations
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to plan and priorities with excellent attention to detail
  • Computer literacy – Microsoft Excel
  • Some knowledge of ISO or similar QMS
  • Manual dexterity required to handle materials and operate machinery. High attention to detain in written or numerical form. Good eyesight with or without corrective eyewear

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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