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Analytical Development Chemist

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: ND9995
Closing Date: 11 Jan 19
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

On behalf of our client, a leading pharmaceutical company based in Waterford, I have an Analytical Development Chemist role available within their R&D Department. The successful candidate will support Product Development and Clinical Supply. You will be involved in troubleshooting, development, transfer or validation of analytical test methods in this role.


Responsibilities within this role:

  • To troubleshoot, develop, transfer and validate robust, sound analytical methods.
  • To draft/ review test methods, validation protocols and reports as applicable.
  • To prepare submission documentation in support of license applications.
  • To take part in/lead laboratory investigations.
  • To liaise directly with customers and contract laboratories and attend conference calls as required.
  • To attend internal project review meetings as required.
  • To assist in the preparation for customer/ regulatory inspections. 
  • To identify and make recommendations for improvements in order to ensure continuous improvement.
  • To analyse all raw materials, in process samples and finished products in a timely and efficient manner to ensure quality and efficacy of the product.
  • To ensure that all work is carried out is in compliance with the required standards conforming to company, cGxP, SOPs, regulatory regulations and guidelines, safety and environmental guidelines.
  • To complete all documentation correctly, in line with data integrity guidelines.
  • To implement safety requirements as per site documentation including SOP’s, Safety Statement and COP’s.
  • To report any defects/hazards


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Qualified to a minimum of degree level in chemistry, pharmaceutical science or a related discipline.
  • At least two years’ experience working in a related technical environment.
  • Strong analytical ability and quality orientation.
  • Proficient in the use of HPLC & associated problem solving.
  • Working knowledge of Empower laboratory software.
  • Proficient in dissolution testing
  • Proficient in the use of electronic document management systems.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure, coping with more than one conflicting task at once.
  • Broad understanding of regulatory requirements for submission of dossiers in EU, USA, Japan and other jurisdictions
  • Knowledge of Project management skills
  • Proficient in Technical report writing
  • Strong Safety awareness.
  • Knowledge & proficiency of Microsoft products for example MS Excel, Word & Project, Power-point.


For further details and to apply for this role please contact Nicola at +353 1 2784671 or email your CV to


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


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Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
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