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Technical Specialist

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: ND9905
Closing Date: 12 Jan 19
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

On behalf of my client, a global organisation based in the Midlands of Ireland, I am recruiting for a Technical Specialist to join their GMP laboratory. In this senior-level role, you will act as a subject matter expert, lead scientific projects and provide full analytical testing support in accordance with GMP practices, analytical method development and validation.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a Lab that focuses on method development and validation, stability and quality control testing for all phases of drug development. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Co-ordinate all aspects of managing method development and validation.
  • Supervise and assist senior technical staff in laboratory operations.
  • Interface with clients on scientific issues, study design and project technical requirements.
  • Plan, direct and implement improvements in systems and processes in order to enhance efficiency and quality.
  • Assist with strategic planning, business development and new technology implementation. 

Desired skills and experience:


  • A Degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry.
  • Significant industry experience within an analytical testing laboratory and GMP environment is essential.
  • Scientific supervisory experience in the pharmaceutical or analytical contract laboratory industry essential (to include R&D project and program management, direct supervision of technical staff, and direction of laboratory operations).
  • This person should be an SME with LC-MS/GC-MS.
  • Strong experience in analytical method development and validation for trace level analysis and for a variety of dosage forms, using a variety of instrumentation which may include the following: GC, HPLC, IC, AA, ICP and other applicable analytical instruments.


If you are interested in applying for this role please call Nicola on +353 1 2784671 or email

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group.


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Contact Information:

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Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

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