Chemical Engineer (9-12 fixed term)

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Chemical Engineer (9-12 fixed term)
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: TBC
Ref No: HRJOB5746
Business Unit: Arran Chemical Company
Location: Monksland Industrial Estate, Athlone,  Co. Roscommon
Open To: Internal and external applicants may apply
The Company
Arran Chemical Company, a member of the Almac Group of Companies, is an exceptional, award winning fine chemical company specialising in the manufacture of products for pharmaceutical and health care, flavour/fragrance, personal care, and other specialised chemical and industrial applications. Acquired by the Almac Group in 2015, Arran are specialists in chiral chemistry and offer clients superior chemical solutions using enzymatic technologies. Based in Athlone, Co Roscommon in the heart of Ireland, Arran boasts a team of over 100 staff including chemists, analysts, production, quality and engineers; 25% of whom have more than 10 years of experience with the company.

Our drive and passion for our core values enable us to be a growing technology-driven manufacturer of advanced chemical and speciality products: outstanding quality, exceptional innovation, superlative customer focus, coupled with inspirational people make Arran the success that it is.

Are you ready to join the team?

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role
This role will involve working within the engineering department developing and implementing engineering projects. The role will span participating in HAZOP and COHA assessments, performing vent sizing, preparation of phase appropriate validation documentation and implementation, commissioning and operation of plant and associated systems to industrial and pharmaceutical standards appropriate for Arran non GMP ISO systems.

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.

Essential Criteria

  • Degree Level Qualification (or equivalent) in Chemical/ Engineering
  • HAZOP related training
  • Previous experience working with ATEX

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

  • Higher level degree(s) in other engineering disciplines
  • Experience in Capital Project (CAPEX) management
  • Experience in HAZOP / HAZID / LOPA


  • Competitive salary
  • Death in service benefit
  • Learning and development opportunities and support
  • Health promotions
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • Long service awards
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Marriage leave
  • Free car parking
  • Moving house leave
  • Perks discount scheme
  • Critical illness policy
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Irish Life Health healthcare benefit
  • Refreshment facilities 

To Apply
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Closing Date
28th September 2020 at 10.00 hours

  • Temporary
  • Athlone
  • Closing date: Monday 28 Sep 2020
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