Analytical Scientist - ASO Equipment Compliance

Eurofins Scientific

Eurofins Scientific

Liverpool, UK
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic, and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins is dedicated to delivering testing services that contribute to the health and safety of society and the planet, and to its corporate responsibility to protect the environment and ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion across the entire network of Eurofins companies.

Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions® is a global, award-winning insourcing solution. We place our skilled team directly at the client site, managing operations seamlessly and eliminating complexities. We ensure a strategic, long-term service commitment that delivers value directly at the client’ site, utilising their facilities, equipment, and methodologies, while maintaining the same service, expertise, and cGMP compliance available at the Eurofins facility. If you're an employee seeking an exceptional career journey, Eurofins PSS Insourcing Solutions® is your gateway to a future where innovation, collaboration, and success converge. Join us in a world where excellence knows no boundaries!

Job Description

This is a permanent full time position, working a 35 hour week flexibly Monday - Friday 07:00 - 19:00.

  • Check instrument calibration/service data (Performance Verification and Preventative Maintenance data) for multiple analytical instruments/equipment e.g. HPLC, Dissolution equipment, KF, stability chambers, etc.
  • Write or update reports, SOPs and Calibration Protocols. Support Internal Audits and regulatory inspections.
  • Provide support to ensure the compliance and integrity of quality systems to maintain GMP and any associated remedial activities.
  • Support the introduction of new equipment / technology via documentation processes.
  • Document data as dictated by client's current policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that the client gets the best possible service by continually reviewing best practice in relation to both commercial and quality issues and ensuring 100% ethical work standards.
  • Deal with client queries and contact designated personnel, with appropriate support from onsite leadership.
  • Ensure that the client’s requirements are fully met or exceeded and in so doing will be flexible to work in any area of the business as is required.
  • Identify any opportunities for improvement of quality and service and work with the team to implement continuous improvement.
  • Work flexibly with multiple project teams as required.
  • Support less experienced staff in techniques where the Scientist is competent.
  • Attend meetings as required related to scope of work (informal project discussions, group meetings, Town Hall meetings as appropriate to not impact workload commitment.
  • Keep up to date with any technological advances in their area, ensuring their training is complete and adjusting their work as required with approval from the Lead Analyst.


  • A degree in a relevant scientific discipline such as pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, chemical engineering or chemistry is required. Significant relevant experience may be considered in lieu of educational qualifications.
  • A sound, fundamental knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques is essential, with specific reference to the qualification and validation of analytical equipment in a GMP setting.
  • One to four years’ relevant experience of pharmaceutical product analysis and/or manufacturing within a group organisation.
  • Competent in authoring Quality documents based on templates for example Validation plans; Equipment Validation documents (URS, Third Party Protocol Approvals, Decommissioning documentation) would be beneficial
  • Competent familiarity with scientific instrumentation and scientific applications.

Additional Information

At Eurofins we are growing, innovating and always learning. We celebrate the achievements of our employees through annual long service awards, recognise our colleagues special life events, and we are committed to charitable causes through global fundraising activities.

As a Eurofins employee you will benefit from:

  • Reward and Recognition.
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance (4 times annual salary).
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 confidential support.
  • Free car parking
  • Worldwide career opportunities
  • Everyone who joins our team also gets access to Perkbox, allowing you to save money all year round. Whether its supermarket savings or days out, the daily coffee or a summer holiday – there’s something to suit everyone’s lifestyle.

What Happens Next

Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths.

Your data
As part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations.

We embrace diversity! Eurofins network of companies believe in strength and innovation through diversity, being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination against employees or applications based on gender identity and/or expression, race, nationality, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and everything else that makes employees of Eurofins companies unique.

Sustainability matters to us! We are well on our way to achieving our objective of carbon neutrality by 2025, through a combination of emission reduction and compensation initiatives. We encourage our laboratory leaders to make sustainable changes at their local level, and in addition to their initiatives we also count on our dedicated carbon reduction team to help us to achieve this goal!

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