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Analytical Chemist

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: SM9048
Closing Date: 24 Nov 16
Type: Contract
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

Recruiting immediately for an Analytical Chemist. This is a unique opportunity to join a thriving organisation start up and gain a broad range of experience.


This role within the Development group will support the development and validation of analytical test methods used for in-process and final product testing of recombinant antibodies.

The position involves the development of new bioanalytical methods to support the overall product development programme. The role will also involve interacting with external contract testing service providers. 

Key Responsibilities: 
• To support the development, optimisation, and validation of analytical test methods either in-house or in collaboration with external service providers 
• Support the technical transfer of analytical test methods from external partners to the new facility 
• Write test method and validation protocols, SOPs, and other quality system documentation to allow the execution of the analysis in a GMP environment. This will include trending data, monitoring Out of Specifications and participating in laboratory investigations 
• Work closely with the process development group to support the development of a robust manufacturing process and transfer to the GMP facility 
• Work closely with specialist contract testing service providers to ensure excellent collaboration is maintained throughout the project 
• Support raw material testing when required for GMP manufacture 
• Input into the identification of equipment requirements and work with vendors to ensure execution of all deliverables including equipment qualification and validation 
• Provide technical reports on completion of development and validation tasks 
• Participate in Quality and Safety regulatory audits 

Qualification and Experience: 
• BSc, MSC in a relevant discipline (e.g biochemistry, chemistry, process engineering) or equivalent experience 
• 5 years relevant experience in development / validation of bioanalytical test methods 
• Experience of the tests methods commonly used in the analysis of proteins, including but not limited to, ELISA, HPLC, Capillary Electrophoresis, MS, Glycan analysis, potency methods 
• Qualification / Validation of test methods 
• Proven ability to work independently in a laboratory 
• Ability to learn quickly and take responsibility for tasks/projects 
• Highly organised and structured approach to task completion 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Including ability to present work in clear, concise reports or presentations 

For more information and to apply for this role please call Stephanie on +353 1 2784671 or e-mail 

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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