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  • Craigavon/Lurgan Area / Portadown Area
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 11/01/2017
  • Niamh Kinsella
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The post holder will conduct chemical testing following set procedures, maintain accurate records of work and conduct all analysis following GMP and/or internal procedures.


Hours: Various Shifts Available

Salary: TBC

Ref No: HRJOB3118

Business Unit: Pharma Services

Location: Craigavon

Open To: All employees and external candidates may apply

The Company

The Almac Group is a family of six business units: Almac Clinical Services, Almac Clinical Technologies, Almac Diagnostics, Almac Discovery, Almac Pharma Services and Almac Sciences. An award winning organisation and employer headquartered in Craigavon we also have additional facilities across the UK, the USA, Singapore and Japan.

Everything we do supports our core vision: to be the leader in the generation of superior solutions for the advancement of human health. We do this through our four core values: outstanding quality, superlative customer focus, exceptional innovation and inspirational people.

Working at Almac is exciting, sometimes challenging but always rewarding. Over a period of sustained global growth spanning in excess of 45 years, the diligence and dedication of our 3700 strong family have made our company the success that it is today.  Together we make an invaluable difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning.

Be part of something big.  Be part of something special.  Be part of Almac.

The Role

The post holder will conduct chemical testing following set procedures, maintain accurate records of work and conduct all analysis following GMP and/or internal procedures. Responsibilities will include undertaking the chemical analysis of raw materials, intermediates and products according to set procedures and methods as well as preparing reagents, mobile phase and solutions according to set procedures and pharmacopoeial methods.

The role requires coverage beyond normal working hours on a regular basis and shift work - it is a condition of your employment that you are able to fulfil this requirement of the role.


Essential Criteria

  1. B.Sc. (or equivalent) in Chemistry or a Life Science subject with a significant chemistry portion.

Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  1. Experience working within a laboratory environment.
  2. Experience in analytical techniques (UV, IR, KF, HPLC, GC and dissolution analysis).
  3. Previous experience with analytical method transfer and validation.


  • Competitive salary
  • Family friendly flexible working
  • Learning and development opportunities and support
  • Health promotions
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • Long service awards
  • 34 days annual leave allowance
  • Marriage leave
  • Free car parking
  • Moving house leave
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Paid medical appointments
  • Childcare vouchers (including early return bonus)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • On site physiotherapist
  • Critical illness policy
  • Perks discount scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Westfield health benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

To Apply

Apply online at www.almacgroup.com/careers

Closing Date

25 Jan 2017 at 17.00 hours

Almac Group Ltd

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