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Analytical Chemist

Reference:/RH /A002209 Location: Cavan
Qualification:DegreeExperience:3-4 Years
Job Type:PermanentSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: Analytical Chemist

Life Science Recruitment are recruiting for an Analytical Chemist to join the team with ourPharmaceuticalclient based in Cavan.

Candidates MUST have

  • HPLC experience min 3-5 years experience.
  • GMP lab experience
  • Happy to work days but be flexible to some later shifts
Job Description:
  • Under minimal supervision, responsible for one or more of the following activities in the Lab including HPLC, CE, GELs, analytical testing, characterization, method transfer, sample and data management and equipment maintenance.
  • HPLC Assay development and validation.
  • Process development alongside associated HPLC testing – qualitative and quantitative drug characterisation.
  • Contributes to team by ensuring the quality of the tasks/services provided by self.
  • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects or activities within team

    Specific Job Duties:
  • With a high degree of technical flexibility, work across diverse areas within the lab.
  • Plan and perform routine analyses with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Plan and perform multiple, complex routine/ non-routine methods and procedures and a large variety of testing methods.
  • Report, evaluate, back-up/archive, trend and approve analytical data.
  • Troubleshoot, solve problems and communicate with stakeholders.
  • Initiate and/or implement changes in controlled documents.
Participate in audits, initiatives, and projects that may be departmental or organizational in scope.
  • Write protocols and perform validation and equipment qualification/ verification.
  • Introduce new techniques to the lab, including method transfers, reports, validations and protocols.
  • Evaluate lab practices for compliance and operational excellence improvement on a continuous basis.
  • Approve lab results.
  • May participate in lab investigations.
  • May provide technical guidance.
  • May train others.
  • May contribute to regulatory filings.
  • May represent the department/organization on various teams.
  • May interact with outside resources.

  • Experience in a wide variety of finished product physical analysis including analysis, re-suspendability, syringability, disintegration, sieve analysis, water determination, Specific optical rotation, refluxing, conductivity/sulphated ash, performing dissolution, principles of viscometry, practical experience of particle sizing
  • Experience in Mobile phase preparation, Liquid Extraction, Thin layer Chromatography, HPLC method development and validation, product and process development including particle size analysis, UV detection, titrations, pH testing.
Relevant experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or another analytical science discipline.
  • 5+ years of HPLC experience or related quality control or GMP laboratory experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or medical device industry.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance in GMP manufacturing and testing of pharmaceutical products.

Core Skills:
  • Take initiative to identify and drive improvements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong Technical writing skills for GMP documentation
  • Presentation skills.
  • Escalate issues professionally and on a timely basis.
  • Decision Making skills.
  • Teamwork and Coaching others.
  • Negotiation and Influence skills.
  • Problem solving skills.

For more information contactRuth Hollandon087 7822