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LIMS Officer – Lab Services

Linthwaite, Huddersfield


About the Company:

Thornton & Ross are one of the UK's fastest-growing, leading producers of household pharmaceutical products & own some of the country's most loved brands such as Covonia®Hedrin®Cetraben® as well as the leading disinfectant Zoflora®.  Many people in the UK will have a product from Thornton & Ross somewhere at home. We are also a trusted & reliable provider of prescription products, including emollients, bone health products & generics to the NHS with 100 years’ heritage behind us


We are part of the STADA group. STADA Arzneimittel AG is a German Stock Corporation with headquarters in Bad Vilbel, Germany. STADA focuses on a two-pillar strategy consisting of generics, including specialty pharmaceuticals & non-prescription consumer health products.  Worldwide, STADA Arzneimittel AG sells its products in approximately 120 countries


Like all success stories, our company history started with a great idea. In 1895, a group of pharmacists had a common objective: The standardised production of medicinal products to ensure an effective and reasonable provision of healthcare. This was the beginning of STADA’s impressive development. We are now a leading manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceuticals. With a long-standing heritage rooted in pharmacies, we continue to be a reliable and trustworthy partner. We help people regain and protect a dignified and able life. As STADA, we fundamentally care for people’s health as a trusted partner.


If you are ready for new challenges where you can make a difference to people’s health, you have come to the right place. We are looking for people with a great attitude and passion, who care about making a difference in the world.


About the Role:

The Laboratory Services Team provide the resources to keep the laboratory functioning and enable the Analysts to carry out the QC testing requirements. Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Is key to the Safety and Quality of process the Team provides. 


The role of the LIMS Admin Officer is to act as the local topic specialist for Labware LIMS user management, configuration of the system and to act as the point of contact with the Global LIMS Team, key users and stakeholders at T&R. They are responsible for maintaining and coordinating upgrades for the new system, liaising with Global experts regarding troubleshooting as well as maintaining and existing Matrix Gemini LIMS. They will also provide training, produce relevant documentation relating to LIMS and act as the UK Business Administrator.


About You:

At STADA we talk about diversity as Uniqueness. Everyone is unique and we recognise our differences as a strength. Our values Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Agility and One STADA ensure our uniqueness thrives, enabling us to care for people’s health as a trusted partner. Empower your Uniqueness, bring your whole self to STADA. If you’re keen to add value and see results, thrive in a busy fast paced environment and have the can-do spirit that’s spearheading our success, bring those qualities, with the following:


  • BSc in Chemistry (or related science-based qualification)               
  • Experience of problem solver
  • High level of computer literacy  
  • Experience in using SQL and LIMS Basic 
  • Have a keen eye for, and good attention to, detail
  • Able to work well in a team


What’s in it for you?

Rewarding our employees is important to us, which is why we offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:


  • Competitive base salary
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and the opportunity to buy an additional 5 days leave.
  • Generous Company Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Annual bonus scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme


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