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Molecular Biology Scientist


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Company Description SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential. At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. Job Description * Job Title: Molecular Biology Scientist * Job Type: Permanent * Hours: 35 per week * Job Location: Glasgow * Remuneration: As Molecular Biology Scientist, you'll receive a competitive salary based on experience, plus you'll benefit from a 10% performance bonus, retail discount scheme, private health cover after 1 years' service, a contributory pension scheme and life cover. As a Scientist (Molecular Biology) you'll be responsible for managing and performing Molecular Biology/Bioanalytical testing procedures in accordance with the relevant protocols, study plans and standard operating procedures (SOPs) to meet regulatory compliance levels. You'll assist the managers in scheduling the department workload, ensuring the laboratory areas are adequately resourced, and that all work is performed in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). Key Accountabilities; * Effectively manage client-sponsored regulatory studies, and in-house studies, in discussion with clients, managers and other staff as appropriate. As SD/Sc/RS, ensure that laboratory areas are adequately resourced and that all work is performed in compliance with GLP and/or GMP, and provide clear, regular and appropriate updates to clients. * Provide regular updates to Department Managers regarding the status of ongoing projects and studies, including any deviations, non-conformances and out of specifications immediately. * As SD/Sc/RS, interact with clients and SGS QA and Department Managers with respect to any deviations, investigations and out of specifications, ensuring that root cause and contributory factors are understood and appropriate corrective and preventative actions (CAPAs) are identified where possible, and that CAPAs are completed appropriately. * If required, act as Principal Investigator on multi-site studies in compliance with OECD Series on Principles of GLP and Compliance Monitoring, Number 13. The Application of the OECD Principles of GLP to the Organisation and Management of Multi-site Studies. * Assist other SD/Sc/Rs in any investigation and/or corrective and preventative actions (CAPAs) processes as required and provide technical laboratory support in conducting investigations and troubleshooting. Qualifications To be successful in this role, you'll have a Scientific background and will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline including practical laboratory modules (e.g. BSc Hons in a biological science), alternative equivalent level of expertise may be appropriate. You'll need extensive laboratory experience in a relevant field. In addition to the above you'll also need to demonstrate the following; * Good communication skills, verbal and written * Ability to work under pressure, to tight timelines The following attributes would be desirable, but not essential; * Experience of working in a GLP/GMP environment, or equivalent * Writing and word-processing skills. * Ability to understand customer needs. * Previous experience of managing scientific projects or studies Additional Information APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially, and you will always receive an update within 10 business days

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