Development Analyst - West Lothian

Scientific and Drug Discovery - Other
Ref: 1113 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Feb 2019
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Development Analyst – Livingston


Entrust People are currently supporting one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets.

Reporting to the Senior Development Analyst, you will be responsible for conducting analytical activities, stability studies, validation and transfer methods.  The role will be responsible for providing technical expertise at both a theoretical and practical level. 

You will therefore have a pharmaceutical analysis background and have gained experience within a cGMP, FDA and MHRA regulated environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement, conduct and document stability studies
  • Conduct analysis to support stability studies Analyse and report data accurately in a clear and concise manner  
  • Perform method development and validation
  • Compilation of customer/client reports
  • Conduct data and write-up checking of reports generated by other laboratory personnel

About you

To be successful in your application for this role you will be required to have the following background/experience:

  • A science degree in a relevant scientific discipline
  • Record of achievement with stability studies and data analysis.
  • An understanding of the technical and practical skills involved stability studies, method development transfer and validation
  • Proven ability to work to key regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Skilled in analytical techniques eg HPLC, Dissolution and Gas Chromatography
  • Able to communicate well via written media with specific emphasis on report writing
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.


  • Working knowledge of Dionex Chromeleon software
  • Working knowledge of stability studies within a pharmaceutical environment (with formulations of drug products for pre-clinical and clinical trials).
  • Have a broad knowledge with and experience of working within a cGMP/GLP environment

If you would like to discuss the above opportunity in more detail or discuss any other potential opportunities, please contact one of our experienced consultants Suzi Robertson on +44(0)1224 608988 or email with a CV and she will be delighted to talk about the next step of your career.