Shift Senior Analysts - Northern Ireland

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00035896
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457700
  • Date Published: 09.05.2016
  • Closed Date: 07.09.2016
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Northern Ireland
  • Discipline: Analytical Chemistry

Naynesh Mistry at CK Science is currently recruiting for experienced Shift Senior Analysts to join Almac Group based in Northern Ireland on a permanent basis.

My client is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation that provides an extensive range of integrated services globally to companies within the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. The services range from R&D, biomarker discovery and development, API manufacture, formulation development, clinical trial supply through to commercial-scale manufacture and companion diagnostic development.

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Analysts to join Almac who will offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Main role: To perform, monitor and accept accountability for all assigned analytical duties relating to the QC shift operation of the Almac Sciences GMP Manufacturing Plant.

As a Shift Senior Analyst you will:

  • Provide GMP analytical support to the GMP Manufacturing Plant facility, including testing of raw materials, analysis of in-process control samples, analysis of isolated intermediates, analysis of final API samples, analysis of cleaning samples, swabbing of pilot plant equipment.

  • Be trained and be fully competent in the following analytical techniques: HPLC, GC, NMR, IR, UV, MS, KF, Classical techniques, PSA, IC.

  • Prepare and review data and documents accurately and efficiently, in-line with the Quality Unit's culture of Right-First-Time.

  • Be responsible for the management of own work schedule and provide regular updates to line manager and team members.

  • Assist with the identification of alternative test methods and/or equipment to improve efficiency and maximise throughput of testing in the laboratories.

  • Assist in the generation, review and approval of specifications and SOPs relevant to the Analytical/ QC Laboratories, ensuring that current versions are available.

The successful Shift Senior Analyst will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

  • BSc. (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a Life Science subject with a significant chemistry component.
  • Experience in method development and/or validation
  • Previous experience within a pharmaceutical laboratory- Experience of analysing Pharmaceutical drug products using a variety of analytical techniques
  • Working knowledge of multiple analytical techniques (HPLC, GC, IR, NMR, MS, KF)

To apply for this Shift Senior Analyst position contact Naynesh Mistry via email: or telephone: 01246 457703. Alternatively please click on the link below.

CK Science is an Equal Opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference SH35896 in all correspondence.

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