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QC Projects Lead Technician

Company: Hobson Prior
Location: Buckinghamshire
Reference: CWi8419
Closing Date: 06 Aug 18
Type: Contract
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Dependent on Experience

Job Summary:

Currently QC is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated analyst.


Purpose of Role

Currently QC is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated analyst to -

  • Support activities in the areas of qualification of critical reagents (biomaterials) used in Bio-assays, such as ELISA coats, ELISA conjugates, reference toxins etc,
  • To support analytical method validation and method transfers between labs.

Key Accountabilities and Duties

  • Validation – ability to work on several projects simultaneously and be able to prioritise. Reporting and communication of results to stakeholders. Liaise with several departments - technical support groups, QA, Regulatory to drive project completion and deliver on milestones. 
  • Validation of biomaterials used in in-process and final product testing. This will include technical writing of protocols, testing and execution of protocols and writing final reports. 
  • Analytical method validation and test transfer between labs/sites.
  • Equipment validation - assist lab leads in executing validation of new equipment. 
  • Expertise in Immunology techniques such as ELISA’s, haemagglutination tests, antigen mass assay is essential.
  • Good understanding and ability to perform efficient lab investigations arising from deviations or invalid/atypical results.

Other Responsibilities

  • Comply with Standard Operational Procedures (SOP’s), GMP, ESH procedures and corporate policies and process improvements.
  • Maintain all documentation and training records as per GMP requirements.
  • Incorporate Production System and Inclusion within the department activities and work with colleagues to innovate and implement processes. 
  • To comply with company’s health and safety practices and procedures.
  • Ensure positive, timely and effective communication with team members and internal customers.

Person Specification

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of GMP Quality Systems
  • Subject Matter Expert in ELISA’s and other immunology techniques


  • Minimum 5 years of experience with excellent understanding of testing within a laboratory environment
  • Laboratory investigations
  • Validation and method development

Skills & Abilities

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office especially Excel and Word.
  • Good Protocol and Report writing skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot to resolve issues
  • Knowledge of Minitab Statistical software

Personal Attributes

  • Able to communicate at all levels and across all functions
  • Ability to communicate concise technical information with clarity
  • Ideal candidate should be self-motivated, be able to work under pressure to deliver success within set timelines
  • Fact finding
  • Flexible approach to changing priorities
  • Attention to detail


  • Degree in a Science discipline 

Other Requirements

  • Cross functional work experience
  • Demonstrated scientific problem solving capabilities
  • Full Drivers Licence


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Contact Information:

Address:  Hobson Prior International Ltd
Wellington Gate
7-9 Church Rd.
Tunbridge Wells
Tel:  01892 612 612
Fax:  01892 612 613
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