Senior Analytical Chemist

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1372486

 Job Description

The successful candidates will work as part of the Quality team and will be required to perform chemical testing of raw materials and APIs.

In Norbrook we pride ourselves in being one of the top 11 companies in Northern Ireland and in the top 15 veterinary pharmaceutical companies globally. We develop & manufacture veterinary medicines, supplying products to 120 countries globally. With a strong portfolio of existing products and significant investment in R&D to launch new products annually, we have opportunities for individuals to join us and develop their career in a global company.

Our business strategy is supported by our Values – Customer Value, One Team, Results Driven, Excellence, Innovation, and Quality – and we support our employees to live the behaviours that creates our culture.  Our on-going success is based on the expertise, knowledge and innovation of our employees. If you are interested in joining our team here at Norbrook and supporting our vision, then apply for this role.


Job Overview

The successful candidates will work as part of the Quality team and will be required to perform chemical testing of raw materials and APIs. The successful candidate will be required to organise, supervise and assist others in the analysis of raw materials using relevant quality specification, ensuring their fitness for use by production. The successful candidate will also be required to plan and schedule analysis for raw material and API release, stability and the vendor accreditation program.    


Essential Criteria:

Applicants must therefore demonstrate the following essential criteria on their application form in order to be considered:

  • Applicants must be educated to degree level in a Chemistry related discipline.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years GMP laboratory experience.
  • Knowledge of GMP
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in carrying out analysis especially HPLC and GC analysis.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • A proven track record in Health & Safety
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns


Desirable Criteria:

Due to the nature of the role preference will be given to applicants demonstrating the following desirable criteria:

  • Experience with Microsoft software packages word and excel.

This position offers an excellent salary and the chance to work in a highly motivated, versatile, interesting and exciting environment.

All successful candidates will undergo extensive training for this role.


Duration: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Newry, Co. Down

Remuneration: Salary Attractive

Benefits: Free Life Assurance, Paid Holidays, On-site Parking, Pension Scheme, Canteen Facilities, Healthcare plan, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Car Insurance, Perks Scheme

Contact: The Human Resources Department

Norbrook Laboratories Limited employs a workforce with members of all sections of the community and is committed to appointing people purely on the basis of merit. In accordance with our equal opportunities policy we would particularly like to welcome applicants from the Protestant Community.