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Analytical Chemist

Location Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia Job ID R-161732 Date posted 16/03/2023

Analytical Chemist

Do you have experience of working in Analytical Lab, conducting quality control testing on products to ensure compliance with specification? Would you like to apply your expertise and join an organisation that follows science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines? Then this opportunity might be the one for you!
We are looking for an Analytical Chemists to join our Analytical laboratory team at AstraZeneca, ensuring timely and compliant testing of all analytical samples generated and receipted by the facility.

  • An exciting 12-month full-time opportunity

  • Work in a manner which protects the safety and well-being of self, others, and the environment

About AstraZeneca

Join the team where everyone feels a personal connection to the people that we impact. From our science labs to manufacturing at scale, we are committed to delivering at the highest quality. It’s inspiring and rewarding work, influencing every part of the product lifecycle to deliver life-changing medicines. To ultimately make people’s lives better – from patients and their families to all of us in society.

The North Ryde manufacturing facility remains an important centre for both AstraZeneca and manufacturing in Australia.  We are proud of our long heritage in Australia, where for more than 65 years, AstraZeneca has been providing medicines to treat many cancers and chronic diseases, saving lives and extending life for millions of Australians.

Benefits

  • YOU Days- offer an extra day off every month

  • On site car park

  • On site staff canteen

What you’ll do

As the Analytical Chemist you will report into the Laboratory Manager and will be operating a wide range of equipment testing printed materials, raw materials and finished products. Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Perform testing and results review according to laboratory schedules

  • Perform troubleshooting and problem solving, in conjunction with senior laboratory staff if required

  • Provide support for the Analytical Laboratory during internal and external audits

  • Ensure deviations and OOS are reported for all analytical tests.

  • Assist in laboratory investigations when required

  • Complete CAPA, deviations and change controls as required and according to defined timelines

  • Act in accordance with correct GMP behaviors

  • Build competency through knowledge sharing and lifelong learning

  • Manage own time appropriately to ensure that activities are completed within agreed timeline

  • Ensure compliance of self and others with all systems, processes, and procedures in line with statutory/ legislative/ quality requirements

Essential for the role

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent in a scientific discipline

  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles of compliance management and Good Laboratory and Manufacturing Practice

  • Experience in analytical Quality Control testing

  • Competency in analytical techniques and analysis

  • Effective communication skills

  • Computer literacy

Desirable for the role

  • Sound problem-solving skills

  • Sound project management, prioritisation, and multitasking skills

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships between key stakeholders

  • Auditing experience in either manufacturing or laboratory settings

  • Subject matter expert in at least one relevant field in the Analytical Laboratory 

Why AstraZeneca

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.  

AstraZeneca in Australia has been formally recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). As an organisation we stand with confidence on our gender equality initiatives including pay equity, leadership development programs, and zero tolerance for gender-based harassment. This achievement exemplifies our commitment to building high performing, inclusive and diverse teams that collaborate across our enterprise, aligned to our values and strategic priority of being a Great Place to Work 

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have a seat available, and we hope it’s yours.

  • If you’re curious to know more then please reach out to Dia Dutta. We look forward to your application by the Friday 31 March 2023.


Where can I find out more?

Our Social Media, Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/1603/
Our website https://www.astrazeneca.com.au/

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity.  We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills.  We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.  We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics.  We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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