Lab Analyst

  • Reference: 46341
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Leinster, Offaly, Westmeath
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Process Support Technologist

Role Purpose

To provide practical support to ensure delivery of key analytical, technical standards and project results across distilleries. Maintaining and enhancing product / process compliance and efficiency through continuous improvement to enable the business to meet and exceed customer expectations


  • Maintain and enhance efficiency and quality of all areas of the distillery production through coordinated improvement plans within Technical and other departments.
  • Analyse all raw materials and “in process” materials and effluent for a range of analytical parameters in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Interpret production data and analytical results and, through CI techniques and effective communication, provide information on required actions to maintain process and product quality, efficiency and compliance.
  • Lead technical improvement projects to enhance site performance and manage the quality, safety and compliance obligations through the KPIs
  • Identify opportunities within the production process and action to reduce losses and improve performance and quality.
  • Co-ordinate the Process management systems in the technical compliance area, namely ISO9001:2016, OHSAS18001, ISO 14001, FEMAS and ensure the area is fully compliant.

Skills and Qualifications:


  • Degree educated in a science or engineering discipline with preference for Brewing and Distilling.
  • Analytical experience in sample preparation as well as GC and / or HPLC techniques.
  • Proven experience of delivering technical improvements within a process environment.
  • Technical competence in either Distilling, Brewing or related industry.


  • Diploma in Distilling or working to Diploma.
  • Experience of working in a production environment.
  • Experience of working within a Continuous Improvement culture.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact David Lennon on 09064 78104 and email your CV to

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