Analytical Development Chemist

Posted 27 Aug 2019

Arklow, Leinster - Ireland

Req Id 196528


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*Please note this is a Temporary Contract position





The analytical chemist will be based in the Process Technology Group and will be responsible for overseeing the introduction and transfer of methods to the Quality Control Laboratory in accordance with regulatory guidelines.


The position will be for a short-term project in the region of 9 months duration.





  • Preparing analytical method verification/transfer protocols and reports.
  • Writing and reviewing SOPs.
  • Liaising with third parties on equipment or analytical test issues/requirements.
  • Troubleshooting analytical issues. 
  • Assisting with route cause analysis (RCA).
  • Responding quickly and positively to internal and external customers
  • Ensuring good relations and communications with all members of the team.
  • Participating positively in team activities.
  • Maintaining complete and accurate records.





Essential:   Third Level Qualification – Science / Chemistry (analytical) discipline or equivalent.


Experience/key achievements: (Desirable)

Circa 3-5 years’ experience in a quality control role in an FDA/HPRA regulated environment preferred.




• Experience of new product introduction.

• The ability to project manage the analytical requirements of projects.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Mature judgment, problem-solving and decision-making ability. 

• Ability to operate in a team-based environment.   

• Skilled in the use of computers.




• Understanding of cGMP environment and regulations.

• Fluent in English – written and oral.

• Experience in a wide range of analytical techniques.



• Experience in electronic document management systems.




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