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QC Analyst

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Farnham, SRY, GB

At Boston Scientific, we draw the strength from the unique talents and abilities inherent in a diverse workforce and we believe that the best and most innovative products come from an inclusive workplace where varied viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team for a confidential discussion.



Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.



The role provides analytical testing support for all pharmaceutical and drug device products manufactured at the Farnham site. Following BTG Quality Standards or Pharmacopoeia methods testing will cover raw materials, excipients, components, in-process samples and finished products. Testing will include a high proportion of visual and physical measurements associated with the testing of components. Performs qualitative tests or quantitative assays on samples using techniques that vary from use of standard analytical equipment to highly modern and automated instrumentation. Requires knowledge and experience in the following analytical techniques: Gas Chromatography and HPLC/UPLC. Responsibilities will also include documenting all work in a compliant manner, participating in OOS investigations, reviewing of analytical results to ensure accuracy and compliance to test methods, preparation of all laboratory documentation.


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure that departmental objectives are implemented in line with the overall Quality/Corporate goals.
  2. Comply with all safety and GMP requirements within the Laboratory.
  3. Plan daily schedule for self and others to meet testing requirements.
  4. Training of QC Analysts in various analytical and laboratory procedures.
  5. Preparation and timely submission of test samples from raw materials, in-process and final product samples to both internal laboratories and to external test houses.
  6. Operation of laboratory equipment including daily up-keep and maintenance and assist in trouble-shooting when required.
  7. Working to Standard Operating Procedures/WIs, complete the sampling, inspection and analysis of Raw Materials or Components, In-Process and Final Product samples to defined Chemical, Physical and Pharmacopoeia test procedures to support Manufacturing and Development activities.
  8. Document all testing activities to current BTG and regulatory standards.
  9. Review analytical results to ensure accuracy and compliance to both test methods and registered specifications.
  10. Preparation and revision of laboratory protocols, reports, procedures and WIs.
  11. Assist in the Innovation and development analytical processes to meet internal and international method validation requirements to support any QC, R&D or Manufacturing activity.
  12. Lead OOS/OOT investigations, utilising technical knowledge to identify assignable cause and corrective actions.
  13. Lead and participate in investigations for Quality Events, Complaints and review/generation of Change controls.
  14. Manage information to support monitoring and evaluation of cGMP compliance including Key Performance Indicators (KPI). Prepare metrics to visualise KPIs.
  15. Participate in and facilitate improvement programs within the Laboratory.
  16. Participate in multi-functional teams to support project assignments.
  17. Ensure that all interactions and engagements are carried out with the highest ethical and professional standards and that all work is accomplished with quality and in accordance with BTG values.
  18. Ensuring that all interactions and engagements are carried out with the highest ethical and professional standards and that all work is accomplished with quality and in accordance with BTG values - quality and responsiveness are key.
  19. Carry out other reasonable tasks as required by the Line Manager.


Education and Experience


• Be educated in Science or related discipline.

• Possess relevant experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

• 1-2 years’ experience in an analytical Laboratory is preferable.

• A knowledge of quality systems and the experience of working in a regulated environment preferred.

• Have a good knowledge of GLP/GMP.

• An understanding and application of COSHH regulations in a chemical industry.

• Demonstrated advanced computer skills – Microsoft Office preferred.

• Good written and verbal skills.

• To perform precise and constant analysis in support of analytical testing.

• To complete assignments in a timely manner and communicate progress at intervals.

• To analytically evaluate results.

• Be a self-starter capable of delivering consistent results to a high level.

• Must be a team player and be able to interact with colleagues in a constructive and positive manner



About us


Purpose and Passion – Comprehensive Benefits – Life-Work Integration – Career Growth


At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose – improving lives through your life’s work.


As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

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