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Senior Analytical Chemist – Mass Spectrometry

Almac Group

Craigavon, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland

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Senior Analytical Chemist – Mass Spectrometry
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: TBC
Ref No: HRJOB5745
Business Unit: Sciences
Location: Craigavon
Open To: Internal and external candidates 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 and now employs in excess of 5,600 highly skilled personnel worldwide. Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (, 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
Working as part of the Analytical team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for performing GMP and non-GMP activities related to specialist LC-MS and GC-MS analysis. Carrying out phase appropriate validation and sample analysis in support of development, manufacture and release for both internal and external customers.

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) grades A-C including Mathematics and English Language
  • Degree level qualification in an Analytical/Chemistry related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Theoretical knowledge of multiple laboratory techniques
  • Demonstrated hands on experience in one or more of the following MS techniques in an industrial or academic environment; LC-MSn, GC-MSn
  • Experience of structure elucidation and quantitative analysis using MS
  • MS analysis of small organic molecules and/or peptides and proteins
  • Experience in method development and validation

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

  • PhD level qualification (or equivalent) in Mass Spectrometry
  • Previous experience within a supervisory role
  • Previous relevant industrial experience in a GMP/GLP environment
  • Working knowledge of multiple laboratory techniques and ability to trouble shoot


  • 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
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • On site physiotherapist
  • Critical illness policy
  • Perks discount scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Westfield healthcare benefit

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

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Closing Date
17th August 2020 at 10.00 hours

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Permanent Full-Time
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Pharmaceutical & Science
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Analytical chemist
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Simon Taylor
Craigavon, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland
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Employer Details

Almac Group

Almac House,
20 Seagoe Industrial Estate,
Co. Armagh,
BT63 5QD

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