Senior Analytical Scientist – Wicklow

Our client is the world’s largest producer of a number of speciality pharmaceutical products and employ 10,000+ staff globally. They operate a manufacturing facility in Wicklow and are at start-up phase, expanding heavily across the business and I am working closely with the hiring manager on a number of new technical positions for the site to support their growth.

The Position

Reporting into the Site Head you will be responsible for the following:

  • To provide effective leadership for short term project teams addressing method, process and chemistry issues
  • To serve on co-development teams to provide small molecule chemistry expertise and input with regard to method robustness, statistical capability, and fitness for routine use
  • To support product transfer teams to provide small molecule chemistry expertise and to identify and mitigate quality and supply risks related to methods that are not robust or capable
  • To conduct or coordinate laboratory experiments to generate analytical results. To collect and analyse technical data, generate reports including conclusions and recommendations where needed
  • To develop and maintain relationships with colleagues within manufacturing and research to identify potential value-creating opportunities for method improvement
  • To help coordinate synthesis, purification and characterization of reference standards required to support local production
  • To possess a broad understanding of analytical technologies, concepts and principles, particularly HPLC
  • To collaborate and contribute general analytical support to global analytical team colleagues

The Person

In order to be considered you must possess the following:

  • A BSc / MSC / PhD in Chemistry or related
  • A number of years industry experience (5-10) within a GMP regulated environment (Small Molecule / Pharmaceutical).
  • 4-5 years specifically within an analytical / chemistry role
  • Eligible to live and work within the EU

The Benefits

This role is permanent and offers the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous Bonus
  • Pension
  • Stock options
  • Full healthcare
  • Flexitime
  • Excellent career opportunities

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

Salary: €60000 - €65000 Location: Wicklow