Quality Control Shift Analytical Chemist

Employer Information


E: recruit@almacgroup.com

T: 02838332200

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

Quality Control Analytical Chemist (Shift)
Hours: 40/42 hours per week
Salary: TBC
Ref No: HRJOB5950
Business Unit: Sciences
Location: Craigavon 
Open To: Internal and external applicants may apply

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 Analytical team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for performing monitoring and accept accountability for all assigned analytical duties relating to the QC operations within Almac Sciences GMP Manufacturing facilities. You will perform analysis as required, assisting in the efficient operation of the laboratory and to ensure that schedules are met and that the quality of work meets specified 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 we are recruiting for both shift and non-shift roles.  The shift pattern will be rotational, the working hours will be 07.45 – 20.15 and 19.45 – 08.15 ***

Essential Criteria

  • 5 GCSE (or equivalent) passes, grades A-C, including Mathematics and English Language
  • Degree level qualification in an Analytical/Chemistry related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Theoretical knowledge of multiple laboratory techniques
  • Relevant Laboratory experience

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

  • Previous relevant industrial experience in a GMP/GLP 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 allowanceMarriage 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
2nd December 2020 at 17.00 hours


  • Permanent
  • Craigavon
  • Closing date: Wednesday 02 Dec 2020
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