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We currently require a Senior Scientist Chemistry for a role based in Limerick

The successful candidate will support in the management of lab activity to ensure testing support to production and project output.

Main areas of responsibilities

  • Support in the initiation, design and prioritisation of analytical projects
  • Support in the preparation, review and approval of analytical protocols and reports
  • Selection and approval of chemical raw materials
  • Co-ordination, review and approval of laboratory investigations
  • Preparation and maintenance of test methods, specifications and SOP’s in compliance with pharmacopoeial and regulatory requirements
  • Selection of contract laboratories, co-ordination of testing requirements and review of reports received
  • Ensuring GMP/GLP compliance in all aspects of the laboratory functions
  • Working effectively to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Support Lab Lead in implementing a creative approach to improve accuracy, reliability and productivity within laboratory areas
  • Implementing appropriate safety procedures in the laboratory
  • Performing environmental and safety assessments for new chemicals
  • Ensuring compliance with chemical regulatory requirements, e.g. REACH Directive
  • Ensuring effective interaction and involvement with other departments and management
  • Responsible for minimising both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work performed
  • Responsible for compliance in accordance with regulations such as and from, but not limited to, FDA Quality System Regulation, ISO 13485, EU MD Directive/Regulations, FDA Combo Product Regulation 21 CFR Parts 4 with 21 CFR 210/211 as applicable, Japanese MHLW, Health Canada, Brazilian ANVISA, Australian TGA for the company's products including medical devices and combination products


  • Third Level Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the medical device/pharmaceutical industry
  • Proven record in method development transfer and validation
  • A strong theoretical and practical knowledge of HPLC’s and EMPOWER
  • Very good interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, along with an ability to deliver on targets and deadlines
  • Experience in people management
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and Chromatography systems software
  • Masters desirable

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Senior Scientist Chemistry DU1933 - DU1933

Limerick, Ireland

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