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Scientist/Senior Scientist, Inhalation Lab-147602

Company: PPD
Location: Europe, Middle East & Africa-Ireland-Westmeath-Ath
Reference: 147602
Closing Date: 10 Jan 19
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

PPD is a leading global contract research organisation providing drug discovery, development and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organisations. Our Athlone GMP laboratory offers fully integrated solutions for product development and analytical development, including analytical testing services in method development and secondary packaging, labelling and storage. ...

Requirements:

PPD is a leading global contract research organisation providing drug discovery, development and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organisations.

Our Athlone GMP laboratory offers fully integrated solutions for product development and analytical development, including analytical testing services in method development and secondary packaging, labelling and storage. Our highly qualified GMP lab staff work with large and small molecules, including active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), drug products, inhaled products and other medical devices.

As our site in Athlone, Ireland continues to expand throughout 2018 we will continue to seek experienced Scientists and Senior Scientists for future openings in our Inhalation team.

These roles provide support to our Inhalation Technology Services department by conducting device performance, aerosol and particle characterisation and impactor testing for a variety of inhalation devices: pMDIs, DPIs, nebulizers, nasal sprays and novel devices.

As a Scientist you would work with minimal supervision, interpret analytical data in regards to acceptability and consistency and set up and maintain analytical instrumentation.

As a Senior Scientist you would also routinely act as the project leader on multiple projects and will interact with clients, review and evaluate data, write reports and protocols

Key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Provide full analytical testing support for inhalation devices (pMDIs, DPIs, nebulizers, nasal sprays and novel devices) in accordance with GMP practices against strict timelines to successfully meet client program milestones.
  • Perform a variety of complex sample preparations
  • Perform analysis procedures to quantitatively measure pharmaceutical compounds in a variety of formulations for stability testing and other studies for analytical testing support
  • Communicate effectively and follow detailed written and verbal instruction
  • The ability to plan, schedule and carry out work for successful project completion
  • Senior Scientists would also provide assistance and training to junior lab employees

Qualifications

Skills and experience:
  • Educated to a Bachelor's Degree level in a relevant area, ie chemistry
  • 3-4 years' (for Scientist level) or 5 years' (for Senior Scientist level) experience working within a GMP Lab
  • 3-4 years' (for Scientist level) or 5 years' (for Senior Scientist level) industry testing experience of inhalation devices with cascade impaction, dose delivery and particle size analysis
  • Industry HPLC experience
  • General analytical chemistry knowledge
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with others
  • Ability to write protocols and reports with minimum supervision

Please note that these roles will not be suitable for a recent graduate.


The successful candidate can look forward to job stability with a leading CRO that has experienced year-on-year growth. With future expansion plans, there is the opportunity to progress in your career with PPD at our Athlone labs. We offer a generous salary, medical insurance, pension, life insurance and relocation assistance to those qualified candidates based outside of the Republic of Ireland.

 

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Contact Information:

Address:  PPD Cambridge
Granta Park
Great Abington
Cambridge

CB21 6GQ
England
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