Analytical Chemist / Instrumentation Engineer

Job Ref: J31938
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 17 May 2019
  • Republic of Ireland, Ireland Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland Ireland Athlone
  • Competitive
  • Neil Walton
  • 0203 096 4700

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Analytical Chemist / Instrumentation Engineer

Central Ireland

Competitive Salary + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

Do you have experience of analytical lab equipment, maintenance, validation or calibrations?

Would you like to work for a leading global pharmaceutical research organisation?

My client is a leading global research organisation providing drug discovery and development solutions to global Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical clients. Due to continued success and growth, a unique permanent opportunity has arisen for an experienced analytical instrumentation specialist to work across a range of teams and departments, supporting the companies state-of-the-art pharmaceutical laboratories.

Due to continued expansion, they are looking for an experienced analytical scientist with expertise in laboratory instruments to support qualification, maintenance, repairs and calibration of a range of laboratory testing equipment such as HPLC, UPLC, dissolution apparatus, particle counting apparatus etc. Experience in cell lab equipment such as incubators, autoclaves and safety hoods would be a plus.

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate and perform calibration and maintenance activities on a range of analytical equipment.
  • Coordinate and perform equipment qualifications, executing IQ/OQ/PQ activities.
  • Track and maintain equipment schedules
  • Reviews and updates equipment SOP's.
  • Troubleshooting equipment repair.
  • Coordinate and prioritize project activities with regards to the provision of an industry leading instrumentation capability and laboratories.
  • Train and mentor junior staff

To be considered you will need the following skills and experience;

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in science or engineering such as analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry etcGMP knowledge and understanding of FDA, ICH, and USP guidelines
  • Analytical equipment experience is a must. Experience in running/maintaining/calibrating a range of analytical equipment including HPLC/UPLC/Dissolution apparatus/ particle counting apparatus. Experience in cell lab equipment is a plus.
  • Proven ability in technical writing skills, problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Time management and project management skills, able to work in a fast paced environment requiring frequent changes in priorities.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team as well as working off own initiative

Key Words "GMP, Analytical Chemistry, Instrument Engineer, Validation, Equipment Validation, Senior Analyst, GC, HPLC, LC/MS, GC/MS, Chromatography Specialist, Project Manager, Project Leader, Project Coordinator, Technical Specialist, Pharmaceutical"

Please apply online or call Neil Walton on +442030964706

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