Analytical Specialist Team Leader

Location Torquay
Discipline: Operations & Manufacturing , Quality Assurance
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Jolie Trahar

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01293364082
Job ref: JMTASTL
Published: 17 days ago
Expiry date: 31 Aug 2024 23:59

Analytical Specialist Team Lead


Key Responsibilities:

  • Management & Organization: Lead and manage the pharmaceutical materials sampling and testing section within the Quality Control (QC) department.

  • Specification Generation: Develop and maintain starting material specifications ensuring compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

  • Releasing Officer Duties: Assume responsibility for the final approval of all pharmaceutical starting materials, packaging components, and consumables prior to their use in manufacturing finished medicinal products.

  • Efficient Processing: Ensure that all procured materials and components are sampled, analyzed, and processed efficiently, minimizing delays from receipt to availability for production, packaging, and other business areas.

  • Technical Support: Provide functional and technical support to the Starting Materials team within the QC department.

  • System Accuracy: Maintain accurate and current information in the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and/or ERP system for received goods to ensure efficient processing and traceability, crucial for product recalls.

  • Specialist Advice: Offer expert advice on starting materials and components to senior Quality and Production staff.

  • Collaboration: Liaise with senior staff within the QC Laboratories, Production areas, and Procurement department to ensure timely processing and approval of materials and components.


  • Extensive experience in a QC environment within the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Strong knowledge of cGMP and other relevant regulatory requirements.

  • Proven leadership and team management skills.

  • Proficiency in LIMS and ERP systems.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.

Why Join Us:

  • Be part of a team that makes a real difference in patient care.

  • Work in a cutting-edge facility with a focus on innovation and excellence.

  • Enjoy a supportive and dynamic work environment with opportunities for professional growth.

If you are a dedicated and experienced professional looking to lead a critical function within a prestigious pharmaceutical manufacturing unit, we invite you to apply for the Analytical Specialist Team Lead position.