Analytical Development Chemist

Analytical Development Chemist
Our client a fast growing pharmaceutical company based in Waterford are recruiting for an experioenced analytical Development Chemist to join their Research & Innovation Department.
The overall purpose of this role is to support Product Development and Clinical Supply and to troubleshoot, develop, transfer or validate of analytical test methods as applicable.
Responsibilities include:
  • 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 liase 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 as part of a team within or outside the department 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, free from errors, omissions or defects in order to achieve a high level of customer service and cGMP. To peer review documentation as required.
  • To perform additional team tasks as agreed to support effective running of the Business.
  • To support all other on-going laboratory functions & requirements.
Health and Safety
  • To ensure the requirements of the company's safety statement are implemented.
  • To continuously promote a positive safety culture by leading by example.
  • To implement safety requirements as per site documentation including SOP’s, Safety Statement and COP’s.
  • To report any defects/hazards
The Ideal candidate
  • 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