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Process Chemist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 08/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381326A

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Process Chemist

SK biotek Ireland Limited, formerly Bristol-Myers Squibb's Swords Laboratories, is a contract development and manufacturing organisation with over 50 years of active pharmaceutical ingredients manufacturing experience. SK biotek Ireland is the most recent addition to the SK Group.

We are seeking applications for a permanent Process Chemist within the Small Scale Plants in Swords Laboratories. The Process Chemist will be responsible for the manufacture of APIs and Intermediates, including the technical transfer and validation of new chemical processes.


  • The successful candidate's responsibilities will include batch processing, cleaning, validation, troubleshooting, process support and the support of ongoing Operational Excellence and other department projects.
  • The Process Chemist is at all times responsible for ensuring that the plant operations are performed in a safe manner and to GMP standards

Experience & Education

  • Candidates should have a BSc or BEng in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering or other science discipline with at least 4 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Previous experience in the scale-up or tech transfer of new products and OpEx certification would be an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required.
  • The ability to work on own initiative without close supervision, as well as the ability to work as part of a team is essential for this role.
  • This position involves shift-work

For more information on this vacancy, please contact Darragh on 01-6455243 or at