Pharma Services Lab Technician

Employer Information



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Lab Technician

Hours:  40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB6076/1
Business Unit: Pharma Services
Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal & External Candidates

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 Pharma Services business unit, the post holder will ensure that the cleanliness of the laboratory is maintained to a high standard, providing support to the Analysts and ensuring that all tasks are completed on time and following Good Laboratory Practice. 
The post holder will carry out sampling and testing of packaging materials and sampling of raw materials and products whilst completing required documentation according to specified pharmaceutical standards.
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.

**Please note this is a re-advertisement, if you have applied for this position recently there is no need to re-apply**

Essential Criteria 

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics, grades A – C
  • Previous work experience
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications (to include Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)

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

  • A-Level (or equivalent) in Chemistry in addition to either Biology or Physics
  • Previous experience of working within a GMP environment
  • Previous experience of working within a commercial laboratory environment

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)

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Closing Date: Sunday 24th January 2021 at 1700 hours

  • Permanent
  • Craigavon
  • Closing date: Sunday 24 Jan 2021
  • Salary: £100000
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