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Analytical Scientist

Analytical Scientist Technical Operations 

Are you interested in joining a company where you can unleash your full potential? This opportunity offers a great stepping-stone into an expanding Sligo site with global reach. Be part of a diverse and innovative team to play a key role in leading method developments, validation activities and providing technical guidance on analytical investigations and optimizations.

This is a high-potent commercialization and launch facility for small molecule API and Oral Solid Dose products with a positive culture that promotes a healthy work life balance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead all aspects of analytical support for new products to the site.

  • Evaluate and verify analytical methods across a range of techniques.

  • Establish relationships with R&D and S&T group for effective knowledge transfer and to develop a concise understanding of analytical requirements

  • Demonstrate scientific initiative and creativity towards continuous process improvement for product quality and yield.

  • Support the Quality and EHS teams on cGMP procedures contributing to developing appropriate specification documents for raw materials, In-process, and finished products.

  • Interpret all relevant regulatory directives/guidelines.

  • Provide technical support for the purchase of new analytical equipment, developing protocols for pre and post-installation and operational qualifications

  • Support the testing of all routine raw material, in-process, and finished product as per schedule and records are maintained to appropriate requirements.

  • Transfer of assigned projects to QC Lab, ensuring comprehensive coaching and training is provided.


  • PhD/Masters in Analytical Sciences or related subjects with 1-year experience or relevant Hons Degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience working in cGMP and GLP environment.

  • Experience operating to cGMP standards utilizing laboratory equipment.

  • Expert in HPLC, GC, strong working knowledge of LCMS, GCMS, and XRD.

  • Method development and validation experience.

  • Previous experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment is essential.

  • Proven track record in an analytical role.

Our client is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer who values bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop innovative solutions for patients and being part of an inclusive work environment.

This role is well remunerated and offers ample opportunity to develop and advance your career.

Initially the role will be offered out as a 1 year fixed term contract with longer term prospects.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson.

071 9140251