Quality Control Technician - Sample Stability

12341 · Livingston, West Lothian
Department 12341
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Do you have a background within Quality Control and thrive in getting the best out of the people you work with? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Valneva is an award-winning, speciality vaccine company providing prevention against diseases with major unmet medical needs, and we are currently hiring for a Quality Control Tech to join us during this unprecedented time of growth.


·      Manage and co-ordinate QMS to ensure on time delivery and compliance within the QC department

·      Manage and co-ordinate the storage of QC samples including maintenance of inventory logs, execution of routine stock checks and discard of reference material

·      Manage the storage and supply of master and working cell banks and master and working virus seed banks

·      Support routine housekeeping activities in QC including cleaning of equipment and laboratory areas

·      Co-ordinate sample logistics for all testing for the release of raw materials

·      Apply best cGMP work-practices and techniques to sampling and management of testing and release of raw materials and stability samples

·      Design and implement product stability studies.

·      Co-ordinate and schedule the testing of stability samples on a weekly, monthly and annual basis to ensure all stability time points are met.

·      Co-ordinate submission of stability samples to QC, or external test houses for testing.

·      Report stability data via interim and annual reports

·      Ensure that facilities and equipment required to adequately support required stability studies and sample storage are maintained appropriately.

·      Provide cover for raw materials and shipment activities when required

·      Identify and implement areas for continuous improvement and escalate to Lab Manager

·      Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of an enthusiastic, supportive and collaborative environment within the team setting

·      To undertake any other duties in accordance with company requirements


Job Requirements 

·        Degree in biological sciences or relevant experience

·        Knowledge of GMP guidelines and regulatory bodies

·        Experience of Quality Management Systems

·        Awareness of raw materials / stability testing

·        Knowledge of sample management / shipping / logistics

Why work for Valneva?

  • A competitive salary, rewarding benefits package and the opportunity to work on a ground breaking vaccine project
  • Real career development opportunities and a life-long career with an innovative, forward thinking vaccine specialist with collaborative values
  • We have a variety of shifts available within some areas, all with attractive shift allowance premiums

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