Laboratory based Analytical Scientist (Year in Industry Placement)

Posted on 14/02/17

At Mylan, we mean it when we say we work every day to provide access to high quality medicine to the world’s 7 billion people. If you are unconventional, relentless and passionate.

If you believe in doing what’s right, not what’s easy. If you are a doer and have a passion for serving others, we want to talk to you.


Laboratory based Analytical Scientist (Year in Industry Placement)


Discovery Park, Sandwich, UK

At Mylan, each person has the ability to make a difference. From the providers who sell and market our products to the producers who develop and manufacture them and finally to our business partners who support the providers and producers, we all have a mission critical role.

Here’s how this role will help:

  • In order to deliver a growing portfolio of respiratory products in development towards commercialisation, the Analytical Control & Development team within Mylan Global Respiratory Group requires laboratory based analytical scientists to carry out analytical testing in support of product development, clinical studies and product registration.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Carry out analytical activities required to deliver new respiratory products to clinical studies and commercialisation.

  • Execute experiments to generate scientific understanding in development of analytical methods, formulations and processes.

  • Perform analyses related to clinical supplies, stability, and process scale up.

  • Process data; highlight aberrant or suspect results and work with supervisor to investigate.

  • Maintain laboratory documentation in accordance with cGMP documentation practices.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot instrumentation.

  • Contribute to project delivery by carrying out other tasks (e.g. laboratory housekeeping, ordering, shipping samples) as required.

Make Our Values Your Values

Mylan hires only the best. People who thrive in a culture of innovation and empowerment.

People who are active learners and have a positive attitude.

People who are leaders and know that by working together we can run faster, reach higher and achieve more.

By doing so, we will continue to set new standards in health care.

Essential skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Must be familiar with the basic principles of analytical chemistry

  • Must possess good IT skills (Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

  • Must be able to work collaboratively within a team environment

  • Must be able to organize tasks allocated by supervisor and plan own work to consistently achieve output of high quality results in a timely manner, following established analytical methods and operating procedures.

  • Must have enthusiasm to work in a lab based role

  • Must have good written and oral communication

  • Must have A level or equivalent qualifications in science subjects

  • Must be registered on an BSc or MSc degree program and have completed a minimum of 2 years

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Practical laboratory experience

  • Has knowledge and/or experience of modern instrumental methods of analysis, e.g. HPLC, particle sizing.

  • Experience in development and testing of Inhalation Products.

  • Experience of physical properties testing, e.g. particle size, surface area, amorphous content.

  • Good understanding of laboratory safety and best practice.

  • Knowledge of cGMP/GLP.

Why Mylan?

If you want to be part of a global health care company that is making a difference and changing lives, Mylan may be the place for you.

With a workforce of more than 40,000 worldwide, we can make a difference.

We encourage you to visit to learn more about our unconventional culture, our approach to doing business and how we plan to set new standards in health care.

Mylan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To submit your application, please forward your CV and covering letter to quoting “Laboratory based Analytical Scientist (Year In Industry Placement)” within the subject title.

Please note the closing date is 1st March 2017.

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