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Quality Control Analyst

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Thanks for checking out our vacancy, we’re delighted you want to learn more about Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC.

Dechra is a growing, global specialist within the world of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Our expertise is in the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of high quality products exclusively for veterinarians worldwide.

Here at Dechra, our values are embedded within our culture and thrive within our family of almost 2000 colleagues globally. From manufacturing to marketing, (D)edication, (E)njoyment, (C)ourage, (H)onesty, (R)elationships and (A)mbition are at the heart of our everyday operations and the way we do business

The Opportunity 

Reporting to the QC Manager, the QC Analyst I shall enhance practices and promote a culture that is consistent with cGMP, cGLP and Health & Safety within a pharmaceutical laboratory environment.

Conducts routine and non-routine laboratory testing and performs equipment maintenance. Performs sample testing including but not limited to raw materials, in-process items, finished product and stability samples according to established operating procedures.

Revises and updates standard operating procedures as needed. May perform special projects on analytical and instrument problem-solving.

Participates in the preparation of investigations, summaries and reports.

The individual must have strong knowledge and understanding of analytical chemistry and laboratory instrumentation.

Role Responsibility

So, what will you be doing? This role has a broad and varied scope and the successful candidate will have responsibility for duties including:

  • Adheres to all applicable procedures, cGMP’s, company policies, and all other quality or regulatory requirements (OSHA , FDA/CVM, HS&E, etc.).
  • Undertake the analysis of raw materials, intermediate bulks, and finished products, and stability of solid and liquid dosage forms.
  • Initiate Laboratory Investigation Reports (LIRs), Out of Specification, Deviations, Change Controls, for related work.
  • Exhibit detail oriented documentation skills to ensure Right-First-Time testing.
  • Identify and support resolution of technical problems.
  • Receive and provide training to other analysts.
  • Actively participate in group and project teamwork; project and process improvement.
  • Assist in preparing for internal and external inspections by ensuring Laboratory is inspection ready at all times.
  • Ability to create/revise lab associated documents e.g. testing procedures, FNs, SOPs.
  • Ensure lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained.
  • Conduct daily calibration/verification of laboratory equipment such as analytical balance.

The Ideal Candidate

Here at Dechra we pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and we embrace candidates from all walks of life. We’re particularly excited to hear from those who have/are:

  • Bachelor degree in science (Pharmaceutical science/Pharmacy/Chemistry/Biology).
  • Preferred 1-2 years’ experience working in a pharmaceutical GMP environment.
  • Awareness of GMP regulations for products produced, tested and marketed within the US.
  • Familiar with environmental, health & safety, regulatory and company standards
  • Computer literate, with an attention to detail (inc. formatting) and clarity
  • Experience with HPLC and / or GC and working in a GMP laboratory environment is required.
  • Experience with LLE techniques.
  • Problem solving and cross collaboration attitude is critical for this role.

About the Company

As a people first values-based culture, we provide free weekly wellness sessions focused on our employee's physical and mental wellbeing, and flexible work arrangements. We offer a generous employer 401k match and an employee stock purchase plan for long-term financial wellness. Our full array of health, financial and voluntary benefit programs are what you would expect from a recognized Best Place to Work.

Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC

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