Shift Analyst

Job Ref: J32966
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Food & FMCG, Chemicals, Medical Devices
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 01 August 2019
  • Cheshire, England, UK Runcorn Cheshire Cheshire UK WA7 4QX
  • £21.93 per Hour
  • Faye Allison
  • 0161 868 2218

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Shift Analyst required on a long-term temporary contract, with a view to permanent. Based in North Cheshire. Minimum HNC in Chemistry or similar discipline and industrial experience of laboratory-based QC or analysis, particularly GC (gas chromatography).

Title: Shift Analyst

Location: North Cheshire

Salary: Circa £31,000 (including shift bonus)

Term: Long-term Temporary, moving to permanent

SRG is working with a leading chemicals manufacturer who supply raw materials for a range of medical-grade products. They are currently looking for a Shift Analyst to join their busy QC team in Cheshire on a long term temporary contract, with a view to moving onto a permanent contract in the future. The role will involve QC analysis, using GC and a range of wet chemistry techniques to support production operations, ensuring that process control, product quality and cGMP requirements are consistently met. This opportunity would be best suited someone with a background in analytical chemistry, with practical experience of using GC in a working laboratory.

The shift pattern is 2x 12 hour day shifts (7am-7pm), followed by 2x 12 hour night shifts (7pm-7am), followed by 8 days off.

Benefits: Well-established company with a genuinely good reputation, offering an opportunity in quality control in a GMP environment, with in-house training and excellent potential for long term employment. Competitive salary with shift bonus. Hours during initial training period: 9am-5pm.

Role / Description:

  • Conducting GC and wet chemistry analysis on raw materials, in process, finished products and packaging to ensure that strict product quality standards are me
  • Reviewing and validating data in line with operational and analytical standards
  • Prioritising workload to ensure that business plans are achieved
  • Investigating out of trend data and reporting as necessary
  • Maintaining laboratory equipment compliant to cGMP standards
  • Undertaking all activities in line with GMP


  • HNC, HND or Degree In Chemistry or similar scientific discipline
  • Strong practical knowledge and hands-on experience of GC (Gas Chromatography) methods
  • Previous QC or analytical experience in a working/industrial laboratory - contract-testing, pharmaceutical, medical device and chemical industries will all be considered
  • Self-motivated and pro-active, with a willingness to learn
  • Thorough, with excellent attention to detail and strong Health & Safety awareness.

This role would be an excellent opportunity for someone to work and gain experience in a well-reputed company, with thorough training and opportunities to further develop.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Emma on 0161 868 2222

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

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Keywords: QC, quality control, analyst, analytical, pharmaceutical, medical grade, GMP, cGMP, Good Manufacturing Practice, wet chemistry, GC, gas chromatography, medical device, contract testing, laboratory, quality, chemical

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