Analytical Chemist Opportunities

Employing almost 250 highly skilled analysts working in GMP / GLP environments from our 3 locations in Craigavon, UK; Athlone, Ireland; and Souderton, Pennsylvania, North America, Almac is positioned as the partner of choice with significant experience in the analysis of both small and large molecules, and a range of product types including peptides, biologics, conjugates, potents and controlled substances.

In order to satisfy client demand, we are growing our Analytical team and currently have some fantastic opportunities for Analytical Chemists who are interested in joining a true global leader in its field.  We are looking for ambitious analysts with two years or more experience working in cGMP analytical laboratories to join our team. We are also looking for some high caliber new graduates with ambition to drive their career to the very top to join our analytical training scheme.

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What we will offer you

People are Almac’s core asset. Individually and collectively people are critical to the success of our vision. We recognize excellence and acknowledge that to empower our employees, we will continue to invest in their development.

When you join our team, you will…

  • Have the opportunity to serve a vast range of clients around the world, work on a variety of projects and use analytical chemistry creatively to solve problems at one of Northern Ireland’s most prestigious companies.
  • Receive a supportive training package and mentoring structure to help you apply your cross-transferable skills with on-the-job learning.
  • Work in a high-quality, customer-focussed, innovative environment in modern laboratories equipped with state of the art analytical instrumentation.
  • Work within an exceptional team of talented and very experienced analytical scientists.
  • Have a rewarding and satisfying job in a fast-paced working environment where no two days are the same.
  • Have opportunities to get involved in STEM Outreach activities, charity events and avail of Almac’s comprehensive range of employee benefits.

Catch a glimpse of our laboratories

From our state-of-the-art analytical laboratories across Europe and the US, our highly skilled analytical chemists deliver comprehensive solutions to support drug substance (API) and drug product manufacture and development.




















Get inspired by our team

We know that choosing an employer is as important as choosing your career. We aim to be an employer of choice here at Almac and we do our utmost to create an environment where our employees can thrive and enjoy the work that they do. But don’t take our word for it, here’s what some of our staff have to say about working at Almac.

Analytical Careers

Samiyah Hamid, Senior Analytical Chemist

“There are various factors that make me proud to work for Almac.  It is the largest indigenous healthcare industry in Northern Ireland and has a culture of transparency, respect and continuous development”.   





RoberAnalytical Careerst Elliott, Senior Data and Document Reviewer

“Almac part funded my MSc studies and I would not have been able to do this without the help from Almac. I was allowed to attend university for 1 day a week over a period of two years and I received a lot of support with this.”




LouAnalytical Careersise Beggs, Analytical Technical Leader

“This job does make a real difference. Working within the Analytical Department at Almac, I have first-hand experience of making a difference by contributing to the development of drugs to treat illness from discovery right though to market availability.”




NicolaAnalytical Careers Burke, Analytical Technical Leader 

“I love the variety, there is no such thing as a typical day. Developing, validating and transferring analytical methods is the main part of my job. There are many challenges and a large part of my job is also applying the chemistry and analytical experience I have gained on the job. It’s a great feeling when you can figure out a problem and come up with a solution.”



Our unique culture

50 years ago, our late founder and Chairman, Sir Allen McClay, pursued his vision of one company making a substantial contribution to healthcare across the globe and began the journey of Almac. Today, Allen’s vision and legacy continues to live on through our valued employees. Our unique culture, passionate people and constant drive for innovative solutions is at the heart of what we do and makes Almac a very special organization.

Are you curious to learn more?  View our video to meet members of our team from around the globe.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning.

Let’s be exceptional together™

The Skills We Look For

To give you a little help in getting yourself noticed, we’ve put together a few key skills that we look for when recruiting for our team.

Job Specific Knowledge

Demonstrates required job knowledge and understanding to successfully and competently fulfilL or exceed the requirements of the post/proactively demonstrates a desire to enhance and develop their job knowledge.


Communicates clearly and effectively. Promotes the exchange of ideas and fosters dialog to ensure everyone understands what is going on.

Leads by Example

Promotes a clear vision and mission. Acts as a positive role model and fosters a climate of teamwork and development.

Customer Focus

Strives to exceed the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind and values the importance of providing high quality customer service.

Results by Delivery

Delivers results on time and demonstrates a continuous drive for quality and commitment to excellence.

Proactive Solutions

Analyzes and uses experience and logical methods to make sound decisions which solve difficult problems. Seeks practical/workable and innovative methods to deliver solutions.