Analytical Chemist | Collins McNicholas

Analytical Chemist

  • Reference: CJ43215yy
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork, Cork city, Munster
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Analytical Chemist

Main Areas of Responsibility:

In brief the role involves the following:

  • Provide analytical support for delivery of best process chemistry / high priority site cost improvement projects.
  • Provide analytical technical support for non-routine, complex investigations/ quality / yield / robustness issues across all Product Value Streams.
  • Provide analytical support for specialist analytical techniques (e.g. LCMS/ICP etc) for the Technical Operations & Value Stream Chemistry Teams
  • Management/completion of Analytical requests and maintain request database.
  • Perform analytical Training / Skills development for process chemists and analytical chemists 
  • Maintenance of lab equipment service schedules/liaise with service providers during site visits and issuing of work permits.
  • Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting where required
  • Assist development of long term capital plan for OSP1 Lab and advise Analytical requirements into annual capital plan for site.
  • Assist in purchase/ordering of Analytical lab consumables/chemicals via Ariba.
  • Look for opportunities to drive / support  analytical excellence and continuous improvement in the analytical functions 
  • Interest in learning/training in new & novel instrumentation as required.
  • Support lab safety and lab management program


The ideal candidate should have:

  • A relevant third level qualification in a Chemistry discipline.
  • Experience in analytical based skills such as HPLC/GC/UV/KF techniques.
  • QC analytical experience preferable
  • Have demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A proven ability to work under pressure in a team environment.
  • Initiative and proven Problem Solving abilities.
  • Ability to drive analytical projects to completion on own initiative.


Qualifications (Training, Education & Prior Experience:

The successful candidate will have a BSc Hons or higher degree in Analytical Chemistry with a number of year’s relevant experience in a regulated cGMP laboratory environment.


The successful candidate will have proven abilities in the areas of problem solving, innovation, communication and interpersonal skills, team working, judgement and organisation.



For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Rory Walsh on 021 4911063 or email

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