Analytical Opportunities

Craigavon, Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon
08 Jan 2018
05 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Analytical Opportunities

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: TBC

Ref No: HRJOB3854

Business Unit: Sciences

Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal and external applicants may apply


The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years now employing almost 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people - your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

We are offering some exciting opportunities to become part of the Almac Sciences Analytical team.  Almac Sciences currently employs approximately 220 Analytical Chemists. Our Analytical Development team works closely alongside Process Development Chemists, to develop and then validate analytical methods for small molecules and peptides to ensure the purity and chemical composition of the final synthetic products. Our Quality Control (QC) team is responsible for ensuring all raw materials and released API’s meet our specifications. Our Analytical Services team supports drug development from early phase to commercialisation and beyond, through the provision of a suite of services including method development, method validation, release testing of commercial products, batch release and stability testing for Almac Clinical Services and external customers, as well as Solid State Chemistry services like polymorph screening and crystallisation studies.

We have several opportunities at a range of levels in our Analytical Development Group, Quality Control and Analytical Services. We prefer candidates with experience of working in a GMP pharmaceutical analysis laboratory, with previous experience using HPLC and GC analytical methods.

For more information about Almac Sciences Analytical Team please visit

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.


  • 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

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

To Apply

If the thought of helping to make a real difference to human health appeals to you, why not apply for one of our roles?   Please visit our website for full job descriptions and personnel specifications.  To apply for any of these roles, please attach a copy of your CV to the online job posting. Candidates will be assessed against the level of the role that is demonstrated on CVs – please ensure you fully demonstrate how you meet the criteria required.

Closing date for receipt of all CVS:  5th February at 17.00 hours

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