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
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.
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
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
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.