Flavour Warehouse Ltd

Laboratory Analyst

The role of Laboratory Analyst is a key role, instrumental to Flavour Warehouse Ltd achieving and maintaining its vision to be the world’s most trusted e-liquid manufacturer and distributor. This role sits in the Quality and Compliance team, working with and assisting the Quality and Compliance Manager to fulfill the organisation’s quality strategy.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The main focus of this role is taking responsibility for testing raw and finished products to ensure the highest levels of manufacturing compliance are maintained, including but not limited to:

  • raw materials to ensure they are of correct standard
  • finished goods for nicotine testing to ensure they comply with the claim
  • products for carbonyls to ensure they are free or within safe limits
  • support new product development through testing on raw materials and finished products
  • finished products to help investigate product attributes related customer complaints
  • supporting the Compliance Officer in notification submissions
  • testing randomly selected samples, send to independent lab in timely manner for verification purpose and retesting for confirmation any samples/products which fail test and highlight any fail results to management and product development team

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure Compliance with H & S policies and procedures
  • Carry out duties in accordance with the Company‚Äôs policies and procedures and to report any concerns to the Chief Operating Officer
  • Be proactive in identifying, gaining agreement and implementing improvements to the production areas.
  • Responsible for interfacing with regulatory agencies as related to facilities, process, material and personnel; interface with senior management and staff to assure proper planning
  • Undertake ongoing review and improvements to documentation and processes
  • Ensure excellent customer service to our customer base, ensuring that expectations are not only met but exceeded.
  • Liaise with managers and staff of other functions to facilitate good communication and the elimination of barriers.
  • Development, implementation and ownership of risk and issues log for departments

Key outcomes:

  • Supporting all testing requirements to ensure products are compliant and safe before launched in the market
  • Compliance with TPD and GMP guidelines.
  • Liaison with other teams to ensure all operations are running smoothly and any communication issues are resolved quickly
  • Receive great feedback from key stakeholders (internally /externally) and customers.
  • Successful customer and regulatory audits
  • Certification of laboratory from recognised accredited industry body

Competency requirements for the role:

  • Customer Focus
  • Personal Integrity
  • Drive and resilience
  • Team working
  • Developing self and others

PERSON SPECIFICATION

ESSENTIAL

Qualifications:

  • Science related degree

Skills/ knowledge:

  • Previous working experience on GCMS particularly Shimadzu and other lab analytical methods specifically related to e liquids industry
  • Previous TPD/CLP working experience
  • Confident to write and validate new methods for e liquid testing 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to manage tasks efficiently with a high attention to detail;
  • Good problem management skills – focus on finding the right solutions and problem solving;
  • Ability to test density, flash point and refractive index of liquids and familiar with use of the testing relevant equipment
  • Works successfully as part of a team, sharing knowledge, collaborating with and supporting colleagues;
  • Motivated, results and delivery focused with a commitment to quality of work;
  • Demonstrates sound judgement and knows when to escalate;
  • Commitment to the highest level of integrity;
  • An understanding of working across cultural boundaries;
  • Flexible in approach and adaptable to change;
  • Resilient and calm under pressure;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft packages (Word; Excel; Powerpoint)
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

DESIRABLE

  • Experience of working in ISO 9001 and 17025 certified environments
  • Demonstrable knowledge of food/pharma manufacturing practices

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