Analytical Chemist (Radiochemistry)

Craigavon, Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon
16 Dec 2016
15 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

Working as part of the Analytical Development team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for performing all analytical duties in support of manufacture of API relating to specific radiochemistry projects.   

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.


Essential Criteria

  • 5 GCSE (or equivalent) passes, grades A-C, in Mathematics and English Language
  • Third level qualification (or equivalent) in a Life Science related discipline
  • Previous analytical experience working with radiolabelled pharmaceuticals
  • Experience in HPLC method development and/or validation
  • Experience of drug substance analysis in a GMP/GLP environment
  • Basic level ability in the use of Microsoft Packages (Word, Excel etc)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proven ability to apply a meticulous approach to tasks undertaken
  • Proven ability to organise and plan work both independently and in conjunction with team members


Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in an Analytical related discipline
  • Previous experience of performing stability analysis
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Packages (Word, Excel etc)
  • Working knowledge of COSHH
  • Working knowledge of multiple analytical techniques (GC, NMR, KF, LSC)



  • Competitive salary
  • Family friendly flexible working
  • Learning and development opportunities and support
  • Health promotions
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • Long service awards
  • 34 days annual leave allowance
  • Marriage leave
  • Free car parking
  • Moving house leave
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Paid medical appointments
  • Childcare vouchers (including early return bonus)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • On site physiotherapist
  • Critical illness policy
  • Perks discount scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Westfield health benefit

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