Clinical Analyst

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1405959

 Job Description

Based within our R & D Clinical Laboratory the successful candidate will work in a GLP controlled environment conducting the extraction of drug actives from a wide range of biological matrices prior to quantification utilising HPLC/UPLC/LCMS-MS.

In Norbrook we pride ourselves in being one of the top 11 companies in Northern Ireland and in the top 15 veterinary pharmaceutical companies globally. We develop & manufacture veterinary medicines, supplying products to 120 countries globally. With a strong portfolio of existing products and significant investment in R&D to launch new products annually, we have opportunities for individuals to join us and develop their career in a global company.

Our business strategy is supported by our Values – Customer Value, One Team, Results Driven, Excellence, Innovation, and Quality – and we support our employees to live the behaviours that creates our culture.  Our on-going success is based on the expertise, knowledge and innovation of our employees. If you are interested in joining our team here at Norbrook and supporting our vision, then apply for this role.

 

Job Overview

Based within our R & D Clinical Laboratory the successful candidate will work in a GLP controlled environment conducting the extraction of drug actives from a wide range of biological matrices prior to quantification utilising HPLC/UPLC/LCMS-MS.  They will also be required to develop and validate new HPLC/UPLC/LCMS-MS methods for the extraction of various drug actives from biological matrices as the company seeks to expand its new project portfolio. 

 

Main Activities/Tasks

  • To conduct various analytical techniques including (but not limited to) High & Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography to determine drug content in biological matrices,
  • To conduct method development analysis and validation analysis,
  • To prepare Quality Control (QC) samples for all studies & validations conducted by the laboratory,
  • To assist in monitoring the temperatures in all controlled appliances within the laboratory,
  • To assist in the both the processing of blank biological matrices as received by the laboratory & the checking, archiving & disposal of study wet samples,
  • To assist Laboratory Management in ensuring the laboratory is kept both clean and tidy and adheres to GLP Guidelines at all times,

 

Essential Criteria:

  • A relevant biochemistry based degree or other related scientific discipline, (degree modules should be detailed on application form) or a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar GLP Clinical Laboratory environment.
  • Excellent analytical technique.
  • Experience in the compilation and reporting of analytical raw data.
  • Good working knowledge of current Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) guidelines.
  • Highly motivated, able to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent communication, organisational and planning skills.

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience of extracting biological samples using both Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) and Liquid/Liquid Extraction and conducting HPLC/UPLC analysis.
  • Previous experience of working in a GLP controlled environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel software packages.

 

Duration: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Newry, Co. Down

Remuneration: Salary Attractive

Benefits: Free Life Assurance, Paid Holidays, On-site Parking, Pension Scheme, Canteen Facilities, Healthcare plan, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Car Insurance, Perks Scheme

Contact: The Human Resources Department

Norbrook Laboratories Limited employs a workforce with members of all sections of the community and is committed to appointing people purely on the basis of merit. In accordance with our equal opportunities policy we would particularly like to welcome applicants from the Protestant Community.