HRJOB9052 Shift Plant Chemist

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Shift Plant Chemist

Location: Craigavon

Hours: 40 hours per week. 8 hour rotational shift covering days, evenings and nights

Salary: Competitive

Business Unit:

Open To: Internal and External Applicants

Ref No.: HRJOB9052

The Role

Working as part of the Operations team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, your main role will be to be the process scale up expert to aid the transfer of small molecule chemical processes from the laboratory into GMP Manufacturing. This will be achieved through close working with the production staff, development chemists, chemical engineering, solid state group, HSE and other supporting departments to ensure that the laboratory chemistry is safe, and suitable for scale up.

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 throughout the Almac group.

*** Please note the shift pattern will be a 3 week rotation covering nights, evenings and days***

Please see attached job description for further information

Key Requirements

· BSc (or equivalent) in Chemistry (or related discipline)

· Practical experience of process chemistry scale up, and familiarisation of process development and scale up projects.

· Good working knowledge of analytical techniques, including but not limited to HPLC and NMR

Desirable Criteria

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

· MSc or PhD in Chemistry (or related discipline)

· Good working knowledge of cGMP would also be advantageous.

· Previous experience in the manufacture of pharmaceutical intermediates and/or APIs.

· Previous experience of late stage validation projects.

· Practical experience of a pre-approval inspection.

· Previous experience of the contract chemistry commercial environment.

Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK OR possess a valid work permit that will allow you to take up full time, permanent employment in the UK

Please see attached job description for further information

Further Information

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry. We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years now employing over 7,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide. Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan).

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

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

Apply Now

Apply online and tailor your CV to outline how you meet the role criteria. Please upload your CV in PDF format where possible.

Closing Date

We will no longer be accepting applications after 5pm on 15 Oct 2023

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.