Laboratory Technician

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1433963

 Job Description

Working as part of the Operations team

Laboratory Technician   

Hours: 40 hours per week           

Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB5031

Business Unit: Diagnostic Services

Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal and External

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 5,000 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

Working as part of the Operations team, you will be responsible for performing, monitoring and accepting responsibility for all assigned duties relating to supporting the Diagnostics Operational units.

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

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language, Science and Mathematics, grades A-C
  • Previous experience within a Quality Control/Quality Assurance environment

Desirable Criteria

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

  • A-level (or equivalent) in Science subjects


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)

To Apply: Please click on the APPLY button below to be directed to our website.         

Closing Date: 27th Aug 2019 at 1700 hours