Process Development Scientist x 2

Our client is the world’s largest producer of a number of speciality pharmaceutical products and employs 10,000+ staff globally. They operate a manufacturing facility in Wicklow and are at start-up phase, expanding heavily across the business. We are working closely with the hiring manager on a number of new technical positions for the site to support their growth. There are two 10 month contract opportunities available with the view to possible extension / permanency thereafter based on the company’s growth and success.

The Role

Reporting into the Site Head, the Process Development Scientist’s will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting process & facility start-up initiatives at the new facility
  • Assisting with technology transfer of processes, including process fit, identification of equipment needs, and facility modifications
  • Collaborating closely with Operations colleagues in the preparation of Master Batch Records and execution of process HAZOPs for tech transfer of processes
  • Using technical knowledge in chemical engineering unit operations
  • Conducting laboratory experiments to generate technical data to support scale-up and implementation of processes into manufacturing
  • Based on needs, developing and introducing new chemical engineering techniques, methods and laboratory scale technologies to the GMT laboratories
  • Collecting and analysing technical data, generating reports including conclusions and recommendations where needed
  • Serving on co-development teams and support transfer of new chemical entities

The Person

In order to be considered you must possess the following:

  • A BSc / MSc / PhD in Chemistry or related
  • 3 -5 years’ experience within small molecule chemistry / analytical testing
  • Process development and technology transfer experience
  • Eligible to live and work within the EU

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Gillian McMurrough at HRM on +353 1 6321827 for a confidential discussion.

Salary: On Application Location: Wicklow