Technical Specialist (SME)

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Due to further expansion of their site in Athlone, our client is looking to hire a Technical Specialist to act as a Subject Matter Expert in LC/MS or GC/MS. You will be providing technical support to the highly skilled GMP laboratory staff who work with multiple pharmaceutical products and formulations, including tablets and capsules.

This is a permanent job that comes with a generous joiner bonus payable upon completion of your probation.

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This role is a senior level Technical Specialist role and as a Subject matter expert, you will lead scientific projects and provide full analytical testing support in accordance with GMP practices. This is an exciting opportunity to join a Lab that focuses on method development and validation, stability and quality control testing for all phases of drug development.

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate all aspects of managing method development and validation
  • Supervise and assist senior technical staff in laboratory operations
  • Interface with clients on scientific issues, study design and project technical requirements
  • Plan, direct and implement improvements in systems and processes to enhance efficiency and quality
  • Assist with strategic planning, business development and new technology implementation

What are we looking for?

  • 3rd Level Degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry.
  • Minimum 3+ years industry experience within an analytical testing laboratory
  • Significant industry experience within a pharmaceutical or analytical contract testing laboratory and GMP environment is essential
  • Supervisory experience within the Scientific industry, including direct supervision, training and mentoring of technical staff
  • You are an SME in one or more of LC-MS/GC-MS, GC, HPLC, IC, AA, ICP
  • Knowledge with GC/MS and LC/MS/ instrumentation detection techniques
  • Excellent analytical expertise in method development and validation
  • Understanding of budgeting and revenue projection

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

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