Doug as Pharmaceuticals Fiji Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of New Zealand’s largest privately-owned pharmaceutical company, with a modern pharmaceutical manufacturing and research facility in Nadi, Fiji. We are seeking a Quality Control Analyst for our Laboratory. Reporting to the Quality Control Supervisor, the position will entail but is not restricted to the following:
- Undertake the scheduled testing of raw materials, bulk products, finished products, and packaging in an accurate, efficient manner and in accordance with Laboratory Analytical Procedures and Standard Operating
- Using techniques such as HPLC, FTIR, titrations, Karl-Fischer analysis, melting point, UV-Vis, and colorimetry
- Stability testing of products f0r new formulations and ongoing stability trials, using physical (pH, viscosity) and instrumental (HPLC, UV) techniques, as appropriate.
- Writing analytical specifications using current pharmacopeias and reviewing existing analytical specifications
- Writing/reviewing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
- Calibrating analytical equipment, as and when required
- Supporting all QC activities
- Ensuring that procedures are carried out carefully and accurately to eliminate errors.
- Ensuring good relations and communications with all members of the team and responding politely in a timely fashion to internal and external customers
- Working with all members of staff to maintain and develop the positive progressive culture within the Laboratory.
- Observing and complying with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).
- Observing and complying with company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
- Undertaking any other duties, either for this department or any other department within the business.
- Preparing Quality reports, including analytical reports (for raw materials and finished products), Certificates of Analysis (CoA) (for finished products), and stability reports
- Assisting in general lab housekeeping, monitoring stock, ordering consumables, and working safely in line with H&S requirements
- Bachelor’s Degree in science or in a scientific discipline (with strong chemistry content)
- 2 – 4 years of skills/experience gained within a similar position(s), at a similar level.
- Highly proficient in the use of key analytical equipment (HPLC, IR, UV) and the testing of finished products. Experience of working in a GMP environment would be added advantage
- Ability to achieve and maintain high standards with meticulous attention to detail
- Strong analytical and problem-solving ability.
- Self-motivated with the ability to work proactively using own initiative
- Committed to learning and development
All applications should be addressed to
The HR Manager
Doug as Pharmaceuticals Fiji Limited
Private Mail Bag Nadi Airport
E-mail: [email protected] fj
Applications close on Friday 17th June 22. Please note shortlisted applicants will only be contacted.
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