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Senior Laboratory Analyst

Ref: 76146

  • 35,000-40,000
  • 19 Jan 2022
  • Tipperary
  • Permanent

Senior Laboratory Analyst

About the Company

This leading API manufacturer, based in Tipperary and part of a global enterprise, requires an experienced Chemistry Laboratory Analyst.

About the Position

In this role, you will be responsible for testing and release activities for raw materials, intermediates and finished products. Along with being technically experienced, you will be an experienced collaborator and communicator with the ability to liaise with other departments regarding analytical and quality subjects. An ability to train and impart knowledge to junior analysts will also be critical for success in the role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undergo on-going training for analytical test methods, GLP/GMP requirements and Health and Safety/Manual Handling as required.
  • Carry out routine testing of materials/products as directed by Laboratory Supervisors/Managers.
  • Prepare such reagents and standards as are needed to carry out the above testing. Label these materials and document the preparation as required.
  • Provide test data and results to Laboratory Supervisor. Report any Deviations or Out of Specification/Out of Expectation results observed.
  • Keep Retain Samples of the above materials and transfer them to Retain Area. Maintain this area in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Maintain the laboratory premises and equipment in a clean and safe manner. Report any problems/defects immediately they are noticed.
  • Remove reagents from the lab as they reach their expiry date. 
  • Assist in the training of other analysts in the use of these methods/instruments.
  • Assist in the training of less experienced analysts.
  • Assist in laboratory investigations. Draft reports of such investigations.


  • Bachelor/Master degree in Chemistry or other appropriate discipline and a minimum of 7 years' experience in GMP pharmaceutical manufacturing;
  • A thorough understanding of current cGMP, Health and Safety and COSHH regulations.
  • Excellent technical writing skills.
  • Passion for empowering others through learning.
  • Outstanding organisational and time-management skills.
  • Exceptional ability to leverage/collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

Remuneration Package

This is a permanent position with a competitive salary.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.

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