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QC Analyst - 6 month FTC

Physics Road, Nerudia Liverpool, England, United Kingdom, L24 9HP

QC Analyst - 6 month FTC

Physics Road | Nerudia Liverpool | England | United Kingdom | L24 9HP

About us

6 month FTC
Competitive Salary 

Originally founded in 2013 by industry pioneers David Newns and Chris Lord, Nerudia quickly developed a strong track record of developing innovative nicotine products to encourage smokers to switch to less harmful alternatives. In 2017 we became part of Imperial Brands PLC, a dynamic FTSE100 fast-moving consumer goods company with around 33,000 employees worldwide.

We are now Imperial’s home of R&D for Next Generation Products (NGP) and have a number of products on the market including the Blu e-cig range and Pulze.

The role

As Quality Control Analyst you'll provide direct support to the Laboratory Manager in the management of the day-to-day aspects of the QC Department.  You'll support the quality function and ensure accurate/timely analysis for routine and non-routine products. You'll check and validate all analysis performed by the QC team and be highly competent in analytical techniques.

Key accountabilities

  • Perform routine/non-routine analysis in a safe and timely manner, adhering to current GxP/GLP requirements
  • Report/rectify all deficiencies, incidents and failures in relation to QC equipment, procedures and/or results
  • Actively participate in problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Organise & perform all routine/non-routine QC work & solve technical issues
  • Produce & maintain all relevant documents such as; written reports, validation documents, SOP's and QC records
  • Pass or reject raw material, components or products based on the evaluation of analytical specification(s)
  • Effectively liaise with QA, Production, Warehouse, Planning departments on relevant QC matters
  • Organise & maintain QC laboratory stock levels
  • Manage QC related software
  • Support the introduction and validation (IQ, OQ, PQ) of new/existing equipment
  • Support development of new/junior analysts, as required

Skills & experience

  • Experience of working in a Quality Control related role in the Pharmaceutical  or similar industry
  • Practical knowledge of HPLC, GC, Titration
  • Demonstrated ability to implement procedures & processes which ensure compliance to GxP and other relevant regulatory standards
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Strong technical, analytical, and writing skills
  • Good level of IT skills
  • Decisive thinker able to work within agreed timescales
  • Experience of conducting quality based investigations and root cause analysis


  • Degree in chemistry or related discipline is essential
  • 2+ years prior experience working in a pharmaceutical/regulated laboratory is essential

What we offer

Nerudia offers a competitive package of salary including 29 days holiday and the option to buy an additional 5 days.

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role. 

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