Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) is a cutting-edge Contract Research Organisation (CRO), providing research, analysis and consultancy to the food and pharmaceutical sectors. Whether we are creating new products, validating medicines or solving investigations, we take pride in being a leader in our field, serving clients from across 60 countries.
In 2021, we've been recognised as Employer of the Year and Business of the Year at the Thames Valley Business Awards, and in past years have achieved OBN's Best CRO and Women in Business Enlightened Employer.
Enriched by our parent company Mondelēz International, our diverse team includes 23 nationalities from 300 members, creating a family feel as we strive towards our mission of "Science Enhancing Lives".
About the role
You plan and execute experiments and apply your fundamental understanding to analysis of results. You also plan and implement projects, taking corrective measures when necessary and communicate effectively with others in your functional area and across the organization globally.
How you will contribute
You will be responsible for performing a range of analyses to ensure that projects are completed effectively, and time, and which meet customers' expectations. Under supervision, you will set up new analytical methods using existing technology and instruments and plan and implement new experiments, providing data for validation. To succeed in this role, you will use your strong teamwork skills to collaborate with others to perform analyses and report work in accordance with analytical standards, ensure effective organization of your assigned workload, and assess the integrity and accuracy of the analytical data generated. Maintaining a clean, tidy and safe working environment is crucial in your role, so you will use the laboratory's best practices in your work. You will use your knowledge of generic and specific software packages (such as analytical instruments and statistics) and deliver technical reports and presentations to internal groups. In addition, you will train and mentor junior team members in analysis and laboratory programs and provide administrative support for laboratory management.
More about this role
Primary Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
Provide high quality customer service at all times by ensuring effective organisation of assigned workload, integrity of analytical data generated and timely/accurate provision of results. Perform a range of routine analysis using ( enter name of techniques) under supervision of a senior member of staff. To perform analytical work following validation protocols. Operate basic lab equipment as directed. Be proficient in the use of generic and specific software packages required for the role: Laboratory's LIMS system, Q-Pulse, etc... Provide training in routine activities and methods. Perform Lab admin and housekeeping duties as directed. Will be expected to work in different laboratories if the demand is required.
Communication & Influence
Work as part of an efficient analytical team
Participate in the preparation of client quotes
Work to the highest standards of safety and quality by ensuring that appropriate COSHHs, risk assessments and SOPs are are understood and followed.
To complete assigned quanlity actions on a timely manner
Assist with the documentation of SOPs for simple equipment and tests and generation of Risk Assesments and COSHH
To maintain a clean, tidy and safe working environment.
To understand and work to the requirements of GMP and UKAS.
Ensure training records are accurate.
Company: Reading Scientific Services Limited
No Relocation support available
Business Unit Summary
Reading Scientific Services, Ltd. (RSSL) is a cutting-edge contract research organization (CRO), providing research, analysis and consultancy to the food and pharmaceutical sectors. Whether we are creating new products, validating medicines or solving investigations, we take pride in being a leader in our field, serving clients from across 60 countries.
We were recognized in 2019 as an Enlightened Employer, Women in Business and Thames Valley Tech finalists and in 2018, one of our family members earned the Food & Drink Federation's Scientist of the Year. Enriched by our parent company, Mondelēz International, our diverse team of 300 includes 23 nationalities, creating a family feel as we strive toward our mission of "Science Enhancing Lives."
Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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