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QC Analytical Work Placement Student


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Sterling Pharma Solutions currently have opportunities for Work Placement Students to join their QC Analytical team on a 12-month fixed term contract basis.

Based at our site in Cramlington you will work a shift pattern of Monday-Friday 37 hours per week.

To be eligible to apply for this role you must be a current student due to complete your 2nd year of study in a Chemistry related discipline.

An overview of Sterling Pharma Solutions

At Sterling, we deliver an exceptional experience to our customers, one that has scientific partnership at its core.

Your responsibilities

  • Performing analysis and reporting results in accordance with cGMP requirements.
  • Investigating analytical deviations and out of specification results with appropriate rigour and contributing to their root case resolution.
  • Organising the calibration and maintenance of analytical laboratory equipment.
  • Complying with all EHS requirements including safety policies and procedures, with particular reference to compliance within the analytical laboratories.
  • Performing routine auditing of laboratory areas.
  • Carrying out SAP transactions in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Performing technical transfers between internal and external customers.
  • Supporting method validation and cGMP stability programs.
  • Characterising reference materials for use in cGMP analysis.
  • Developing, evaluating and preparing analytical methods an SOPs as required.
  • Liaising with manufacturing, technical and operational quality on aspects of compliance and analytical atypicality.
  • Embodying our company values, which are: be reliable, be caring, be transparent and be willing.

How you will be rewarded

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including bonus, pension scheme, private healthcare, Perkbox, cycle to work scheme, death in service coverage, on-site health and wellbeing support including medical consultations and physiotherapy, 24/7 employee assistance programme, employee referral scheme, sports and social club as well as opportunity for training and further career development.

Why consider Sterling?

Sterling Pharma Solutions is a global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) with more than 50 years' experience in developing and manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). This is complemented by Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) research and development bioconjugation services.

We are a fast growing, dynamic business with facilities in the UK and the US, where we employ more than 800 talented and passionate people who support our customers in bringing new medicines to market, improving and saving the lives of patients.

Our culture and our way of working is what really sets us apart as a business; we aim to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and our employees. You can expect to be part of a supportive team, all working towards a shared goal: to deliver first-class science and service to our customers every day.

How to apply

If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online.

Sterling Pharma Solutions is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: December 20th, 2022
  • Starting: July 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Cramlington (Northumberland)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Chemistry

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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