Flow Chemist

Employer Information


E: recruit@almacgroup.com

T: 02838332200

W: https://www.almacgroup.com/

Chemist (Flow)
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: TBC
Ref No: HRJOB5902/1
Business Unit: Sciences
Location: Craigavon
Open To: Internal and external applicants welcome

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 5,600 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 Custom and Flow Chemistry team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for performing high quality chemistry (including development of continuous Flow processes) to provide superior solutions within agreed timelines for our customers, utilising the best available technology to meet their demanding processing needs today, tomorrow and in the future.

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

  • Honours Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline
  • Practical organic chemistry experience and associated analysis and a knowledge of flow chemistry
  • Experience of multistep synthesis, ability to develop synthetic methodologies and to develop reaction conditions and work-ups

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

  • Honours Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or closely related discipline at 2:1 standard
  • Postgraduate Qualification i.e. MSc, PhD or equivalent in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other closely related discipline
  • Previous practical experience in the use and/or construction of continuous flow rigs
  • Previous practical experience of process development chemistry
  • Previous practical experience of performing synthetic chemistry to a deadline


  • 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
Apply online at www.almacgroup.com/careers
Closing Date
10th March 2021 at 17.00 hours

  • Permanent
  • Craigavon
  • Closing date: Wednesday 10 Mar 2021
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