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Senior GMP Scientist (Pharma)

At PPD, we help our client delivers life-changing therapies that addressthe world's most challenging health concerns. Due to continued growth we arelooking to expand our team across all areas of our GMP facility.

We hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize thepower of being one team!

Our GMP laboratory based in Athlone, Ireland offers fully integratedsolutions for product development and analytical development, includinganalytical testing services in method development, method validation, methodtransfer, release and stability studies. Our highly qualified GMP lab staffwork across our 3 laboratory groups: Biopharm, Small Molecule, and Inhalation.

Athlone is one of PPD's fastest-growing laboratory locations. Due to thiscontinued expansion, we are recruiting SeniorAnalytical Chemists to joinour Small Molecule group.

Senior Analytical chemist -

The role of SeniorAnalytical chemist is to perform complex laboratory analysis of pharmaceuticalproducts and proficiently uses analytical instrumentation, calculates and analysesdata and records data. Routinely acts as the project leader on multipleprojects, interacts with clients, reviews and evaluates data, writes reportsand protocols. Responsible for the scientific conduct of the project andcommunication of regulatory issues with senior level team members.

Key responsibilities:
  • Independently performs method validations, method transfers andanalytical testing of pharmaceutical compounds in a variety of formulations.
  • Designs and executes experiments with minimal supervision.
  • Prepares study protocols, project status reports, final studyreports and other project-related technical documents.
  • Communicates data and technical issues to the client and respondsto client needs
  • Mentors, trains and coordinates laboratory activities of otherteam members and assists in troubleshooting instrument and analytical problems.
  • Assists in designing method validation or method transferprotocols and establish project timelines.
  • Reviews data for technical, quality and compliance to protocols,methods, SOPs, client criteria and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or GoodLaboratory Practices (GLP).

Job Qualification:

Key Experience
  • Education to a Bachelors or higher level in related subjects ie; Chemistry.
  • 5+ years' relevant industry experience within a GMP laboratory (with experience in the following lab testing areas HPLC, GC, MS, Dissolution testing, Karl Fischer, UV-vis, FT-IR, TOC.
  • Experience in Method Validation, Method Transfer and Analytical testing.

Additional Requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of method validation; method development would be an advantage.
  • The ability to plan, schedule and carry out work for successful project completion
  • A positive attitude and ability to work well with others
  • Excellent attention to detail

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.



Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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