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Quality Control Specialist


DPS Contract Services are looking to recruit a Quality Control Specialist. Purpose of Role - To ensure all Quality Control testing of finished products and intermediates is performed in accordance with GMP, dossier and where relevant, pharmacopoeial requirements.

Control Quality
United Kingdom
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Key Accountabilities and Duties

Drive change management for introduction of new / improved methods and validation of new equipment.

Report all laboratory activities in a clear, organised manner, in the form of reports, following the standard operating procedures.

Provide training to staff on Analytical methods and equipment usage.

Additionally, the candidate may be required to support laboratory investigations, perform troubleshooting exercises and participate in proof of principle studies.

Reporting and investigation of OOS and OOT results, determine root causes and implementing effective CAPA actions.

Perform project related literature searches.

Interact closely with fellow scientists and global/regional colleagues within own and other departments.

Work in a multi-disciplinary and international team and environment.

Other Responsibilities

To uphold company procedures in regard to GMP and comply with UK pharmaceutical regulations at all times.

To comply with company’s health and safety practices and procedures.


Spectrophotometric Analyses (FTIR, UV/VIS), TOC

Wet Chemistry techniques including titrations, digestions, full metal analysis

GMP Compliance   


Raw Materials testing including pharmacopoeia

Laboratory investigations

Validation and method development   

Skills and Abilities

MS Word and Excel

Protocol and Report writing

Ability to troubleshoot to resolve

Basic Statistical understanding

Personal Attributes     

Able to communicate at all levels

Ability to communicate concise technical information with clarity


Good Time Management

Soft skills

Fact finding



Attention to detail



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