Reference Material Support, Open to flexible working

Barnard Castle, Durham
13 Oct 2021
03 Nov 2021

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Job Title

Reference Material Support (Fixed Term Contract)

In this role you will…

  • Utilise internal company systems to identify regulatory documents for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs)  registered in Japan.
  • Identify specific registered details relating to reference materials (APIs & related impurities) and perform a gap analysis against current analytical data and ways of working.
  • Document gap analysis and provide recommendations on any remedial work to be completed.
  • Prepare project plans, and provide regular updates to the project team.
  • Prepare analytical knowledge transfer documents to close gaps in analytical testing.
  • Prepare reports to summarise gaps identified, remedial work conducted and any further actions to be taken for materials that fail to meet the registered specification. 
  • Create specification documents to ensure future batches of reference material are sourced / synthesised to meet registered details.

The Reference Materials Group are responsible for management of the sourcing, analysis, certification and supply of reference materials used in the analysis of API & finished product throughout the GSK network. This small team, based at the Barnard Castle Site, works with an external service provider to deliver Reference Materials to the business.

Why you? 

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) or related scientific discipline.
  • Good working knowledge of analysis & certification of Reference Materials.
  • Experience in working with registration documents.  Good knowledge of Global GMP and regulatory requirements.
  • Experience of electronic document management and archival systems.
  • Knowledge of test methods used for the analysis of pharmaceutical raw materials, APIs and products.
  • Ability to work independently and meet targets.

Preferred Qualifications & Skills:

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D.

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