Process Chemist | SpecSK biotek Ireland are currently seeking to recruit a Process Chemist within the small scale plant operations. The Process Chemist will be responsible for the manufacture of APIs and Intermediates, including the technical transfer and validation of new chemical processes. Key ResponsibilitiesThe 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.Key CompetenciesA background in education is not compulsory for this position, but previous experience (4+ years) working within the pharmaceutical industry is. Knowledge and a background in chemistry or chemical engineering is preferred, API/small molecule experience a significant advantage. Previous experience in the scale-up or tech transfer of new products and OpEx certification would also be an advantage.Good interpersonal skills are required as well as 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 is a shift position.