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Development Lab Analyst

Job description

Job Title: Development Lab Analyst
Contract: Fixed Term
Location: Dublin
One of our leading pharmaceutical clients is looking to hire a Development Lab Analyst on a fixed term basis. This role will join a team in the Development Lab, and will work on method development and non-routine testing.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design, execute and analyse experiments.

  • Maintain comprehensive record of own work.

  • Develop documentation, specifications, test methods and QC procedures for the testing of new materials and finished products.

  • Perform method development, optimisation and/or validation on raw materials and finished products.

  • Support and troubleshoot methods throughout their first application.

  • Train development lab and QC staff so they can successfully implement methods.

  • Versatility to assist with training, sample management and protocol/report writing functions.

  • Troubleshoot method/instrumentation.

  • Participating in project and cross departmental meetings.

  • Demonstrate good scientific judgement and initiative in achievement of defined objectives.

  • Identify problems, bring possible solutions of problems to the development laboratory supervisor and propose possible future course of action.

Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Science or a related discipline.

  • 2+ years’ experience in a pharmaceutical environment with extensive experience of analytical testing, demonstrating excellent knowledge of analytical testing techniques.

  • Strong background in method development and validation for HPLC, GC and UPLC.

  • Proficient in operating and troubleshooting a wide variety of analytical instrumentation.

  • Full understanding of cGMP requirements, ICH guidelines.