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Senior QC Compiliance Officer

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 role exist to support the QC Chemical Teams in the form of checking of work, documentation creation and updates, laboratory investigation support and review/approval, and general compliance activities.


The role is varied, to cover compliance team duties as required within the team. Main duties include checking of analytical work (both final and e-sign off for HPLC/GC) to ensure correctness, issuing referrals where corrections are required and supporting the analysts in terms of constructive feedback and mentoring. Additionally, aiding in QC documentation creation, review and update. 


As part of the QC Compliance team, involvement in lab investigations is required, providing guidance and support to the QC teams as needed. This also involves the approval of action items for hypothesis testing/retesting/sub testing, and the approval of phase 1 investigations. In line with the QC department’s continuous improvement, the participation in projects such as QC audits, document review/updates and QC streamlining projects will also form part of the role.


The role involves supportive and mentoring interactions with QC Analysts, so a professional and approachable attitude should be maintained.


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 Chemistry (or related science-based qualification)
  • Willingness to adapt to situations and a flexible approach to work
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Able to work under your own initiative
  • Continuous improver being able to problem solve and investigate root cause

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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