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Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


*Statistician *
*9 Month Secondment / Fixed Term Contract*

*Location: Macclesfield UK, Sodertalje/Gothenburg Sweden*
*Competitive Salary & Benefits*
*Date Posted: 12.05.22*

*Make a meaningful impact on people's lives with life-changing medicines *
Join the team where everyone feels a personal connection to the people that we impact. From our science labs to manufacturing at scale, we are committed to delivering at the highest quality. It's inspiring and rewarding work, influencing every part of the product lifecycle to deliver life-changing medicines. To ultimately make people's lives better - from patients and their families to all of us in society.

In Operations, we have a big ambition - to deliver more medicines to patients, quicker and more affordably! Backed by the investment, leadership and a clear plan to get there, we bring personal dedication and out of the box thinking.

This role is placed in Technical Operations, Science & Innovation (TOSI), which is part of the Pharmaceutical Technology & Development (PT&D) organisation. TOSI provides the expert technical support for AstraZeneca commercial products. It is a multi-skilled organisation providing technical support and expertise relating to drug product formulation, manufacture, process engineering, statistics, modelling, devices and testing.

You will be part of a global organisation in constant development where you will play a significant role in creating an organisation prepared for future challenges. This is a great development opportunity to experience Global technical support activities across sites, while at the same time growing the use of statistical skills that make a difference to the quality and delivery of medicines to patients.

*What you'll do *

As a Statistician, you will assist in expanding the supply of medicines to existing and new markets through the provision of statistical support to formulation and analytical technology transfers, including process establishment, process validation, process capability assessments and equivalence testing.

Your contribution will ensure the continuous supply of medicines through advising on approaches and providing statistical support to the monitoring and analysis of quality data from manufacturing processes to drive improvement of product robustness.
In addition you will;

* Support PT&D on market in driving the improvement of process and product robustness, ensuring continued product quality through the provision of statistical support to assist in the development and validation of assays for analysis of product quality attributes

* Provide support for the resolution of issues through the determination of the data and analyses required to understand relationships and root causes

* Be involved in developing training materials and running statistical training sessions for non-statisticians

*Essential requirements*

* BSc with a significant statistical/mathematical component or equivalent experience

* User of at least one statistical package e.g. Minitab, SAS, R

* Understanding and practical application of descriptive statistics, statistical distributions, sampling strategies and sample size determination, equivalence and significance tests including analysis of variance and covariance techniques

* Application of Statistical Process Control e.g. trending, capability analysis for manufacturing data

* Application of DOE techniques

* Application of exploratory data analysis and regression/correlation techniques for exploring relationships within manufacturing/scientific datasets

* Production of appropriate graphs and figures for highlighting features and trends within manufacturing/scientific datasets

* Preparation of technical reports describing data analysis including appropriate use of tables and visualisations

* Evidence of excellent communication skills and relationship building with customers

* Experience in support of GMP manufacturing and testing environments e.g. Clinical or commercial batch production

*Desirable Skills*

* MSc Statistics

* 6 Sigma green/black belt or equivalent experience

* Experience in support of regulatory interactions and responses

At AstraZeneca we're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There's no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

*So what's next?*
Please apply with your CV and Cover Letter before the close date of 26th May 2022.

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Thu, 12 May 2022 16:46:00 EST
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Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual