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Quality Control Analyst / Senior Analyst

Dubai, UAE, Middle East, Turkey, and Africa

Acino is a Swiss pharmaceutical company, leader in advanced drug delivery technologies. We have a clear focus on selected emerging markets in the Middle East, Africa, the CIS Region and Latin America, and operate in some of the most dynamic countries of the world.  We value courage, commitment, trust and empathy and provide an environment that supports initiative and effort. We are proud to be action oriented and open-minded, with a strong focus on quality and product availability, even in remote and hard to reach areas of the world.

The position is based in Dubai, UAE and will report directly to the Quality Control Manager.

Your Responsibilities will be :

  • Conduct assigned testing independently within constraints of lab scheduling.
  • To independently perform periodic chemical testing  as per Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).
  • Document contemporaneously all the activities performed and maintain complete and comprehensive records for all activities related to testing.
  • Make detailed observations, document results, and perform data analysis.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment as required by SOP and testing procedures.
  • Perform daily verification and calibration for instruments.
  • Sampling & Testing of raw materials and packaging materials.
  • Preparation of volumetric solutions and standardization.
  • Maintenance of working / reference & impurity standards and chromatographic columns.
  • Perform analysis of finished product, in process, stability samples Method transfer execution (protocols and analysis), cleaning and miscellaneous samples.
  • Perform qualification of working standard.
  • To perform the method validations as per the laid down protocol and to support qualification activities to support validation /qualifications.
  • To maintain and update media stock record formats and in state of compliance.
  • To support OOS, QMS (change control, deviation, CAPA, failure investigation, etc.) and other QMS elements towards timely closure.
  • To perform the assigned activities other than or in addition to routine activities by supervisor, HOD or management team as and when organization needs.
  • Actively participate in continuous Improvement processes within the quality department and work with all other departments to identify process improvements.
  • Create URS, SOP, validation protocols, laboratory records and other related documentation as assigned.
  • Communicate deviation or out of trend results to quality control manager.
  • Conduct OOS investigation for failures in the laboratory and apply corrective and preventative measures.
  • To follow GxP practices in premises with awareness of data integrity.
  • Working knowledge of electronic tool such as labware LIMS.

Your Profile :

  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in science (Preferably Chemistry/Pharmaceutical sciences) with 4-7 years experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft excel and word.
  • Relevant experience in the regulated pharmaceutical industry, specifically including quality control.
  • Experience with health authority inspections and third-party audits
  • Understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing and laboratory work (including familiarity with various analytical techniques) a strong asset
  • Decision-making, problem solving  and Technical writing skills.
  • Excellent communications skills in English (verbal, written, listening, email writing).
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and/or quality systems elements
  • Data analysis skills are required.
  • Able to work in shifts

This is the opportunity to join a very dynamic organization, where decisions are taken fast and where you can actively participate in shaping our future. If this sounds exciting, we would love to hear more about you!

Please note only direct applications via our HR system will be considered.

Further Information

If you are interested in working for a company that offers such challenging opportunities, we invite you to send your application along with all pertinent documents – preferably via e-mail in one PDF document to the following email address:

We are looking forward to hearing from you. Only direct applications are considered.

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