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Quality Control Scientist (QC)

Who we are

We are Vatic, a dynamic company aiming to make healthcare more proactive, enabling people to make informed decisions about their health. Our ambition is to become a leading digital health business, helping people to diagnose all acute diseases. We have already developed a diagnostics tool using the lateral flow platform for COVID-19. Significantly, this test is less invasive, highly accurate and focuses on live cases of transmissible virus.

Job overview

We are now looking for a Quality Control Scientist to undertake QC of incoming raw and internally manufactured materials. This will be a key role within manufacturing based in our Oxford manufacturing facility. You will be part of the Quality Assurance department and will report into the head of QA/RA.


  • Follow QC testing procedures to test parameters and performance of nanoparticles and conjugates in a biomedical service/manufacturing laboratory setting.
  • Complete QC records to ensure continued compliance with GxP requirements.
  • Manage QC materials and consumables.
  • To assist the scientists and lab manager in equipment validation. 
  • Utilise a range of methods and techniques for material quality assessment, including pH and UV Vis spectroscopy.
  • Work independently to manage release of raw materials and finished goods in a timely manner based on manufacturing timescales.
  • Assistance and management of non-conformities including root cause analysis. 
  • Working and communicating effectively with other teams.
  • Interact with the QA/RA team in order to meet regulatory requirements and ISO 13485 laboratory standard.


  • Science based degree, preferably with a high chemistry, biochemistry or biological science content
  • Laboratory experience in a regulated environment
  • Good numeric and organisational skills and time keeping. 
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Desirable, but not essential:

  • Exposure to QC processes
  • Knowledge of ISO 13485 or ISO 9001 and GxP.

Desired skills and qualities


Competitive Salary
Flexible Schedule
Company Pension
Casual Dress
Company Events
Sick Pay


Location: The laboratory is based in Oxford

COVID 19 Precuations

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

Why is this a great opportunity?

This opportunity will allow you to play a key role in delivering the most accurate COVID-19 test to market. This opening offers significant potential to make a real difference, not only to company success but also to the global science and technology landscape. Applications are encouraged from highly motivated individuals who enjoy taking on new challenges, are quickly adaptable in an exciting and fast-paced environment, and who perform well under pressure. In return, you will get to play a key role in the growth of a business that is making a real positive change in healthcare whilst developing your career at an accelerated rate.

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