Analytical Scientist

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We are looking to hire an Analytical Scientist for our client, a successful organisation based in Tullamore and who provide medicines and vaccines to a global market.

This role will initially be on a 12-month contract and would ideally suit someone who has recently graduated in biochemistry, chemistry or process engineering and who is able to demonstrate experience of working independently in a laboratory.

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Working as part of the Quality control group, your main duties will involve providing support to the in-process and final product testing. This will involve Microbiological analysis including Environmental Monitoring, Endotoxin and Bioburden testing, growth promotion, and other associated tests.

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Perform testing of in-process, final product, and stability of drug substance and drug product samples using a suite of protein-specific analytical methods (CGE, SEC-HPLC, cIEF, ELISA) and general analytical methods (appearance analysis, pH, conductivity, etc.)
  • Support the technical transfer of analytical test methods to and from the site
  • Documentation in relation to test methods, Quality procedures, SOPs, technical QC reports and Laboratory investigations
  • Support raw material testing for GMP manufacture
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment, including equipment qualifications and validations

What are we looking for?

  • BSc, MSc in a relevant discipline (e.g. biochemistry, chemistry, process engineering) or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 1-year relevant experience in a GMP laboratory environment
  • Experience of the test methods commonly used in the analysis of proteins, including but not limited to ELISA, SEC-HPLC, CE-SDS, cIEF, and protein content by UV-Vis spectrophotometry
  • Excellent collaborations skills are essential, as this role will require you to work closely with Process Development and Specialist Contract Testing providers
  • Proven ability to work independently in a laboratory
  • Knowledge of protein characterisation techniques
  • Experience with Qualification and Validation of test methods.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Gareth on 090 6490485.

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