HRJOB7229/1 Process Chemist

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Process Chemist

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Monday-Friday

Business Unit: Arran Chemical Company

Location: Monksland Industrial Estate, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, Ireland

The Role

We are seeking an organic chemist colleague to join our team at Arran within the R&D Department. This role involves the development and tech transfer of safe and sustainable manufacturing processes in the gram-scale laboratory followed by scale-up through Pilot plant to Production. You will carry out contract research projects and perform high quality synthetic chemistry to agreed timelines.

You will assess risks with Engineering and HSE teams as well as interact with internal and external stakeholders. You will provide support for production teams during the introduction of processes and implement green chemistry technologies (energy efficient processes, enzymatic reactions). You will compile, write and review comprehensive documentation including reports and quality documents.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry, you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available.

Essential Criteria

• Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or closely related discipline

• PhD in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry

• Experience of chemical synthesis and organic molecule analysis

Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exists)

• Post-doctoral Fellowship in Organic Chemistry

• Previous experience of the synthesis and analysis of organic molecules in industry

• Previous practical experience of process development chemistry

• Previous practical experience of performing synthetic chemistry to a deadline

• Previous experience of chiral chemistry

Closing Date: Sunday 11th December 2022 at 5pm


RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Almac will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role by our Talent Acquisition team. Speculative candidate CV’s received or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.