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Senior Scientist Inhalation

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Westmeath
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 14/07/2017
  • Job reference: J365909A
This vacancy has now expired.

Senior Scientist, Inhalation

Description

Our client provides GMP laboratory services that are designed to increase speed and precision. Our lab employees are committed to quality results and strict compliance with regulatory standards.

This role is to provide support to our Inhalation Technology Services department by conducting device performance, aerosol and particle characterisation and impactor testing for pMDIs, DPIs, nebulizers, nasal sprays and novel devices. The position of Senior Scientist routinely acts as the project leader on multiple projects and will interact with clients, review and evaluate data, write reports and protocols.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide full analytical testing support for inhalation devices (pMDIs, DPIs, nebulizers, nasal sprays and novel devices) in accordance with GMP practices against strict timelines to successfully meet client program milestones.
  • Provide full analytical testing support in accordance with GMP practices against strict timelines to successfully meet client program milestones.
  • Perform a variety of complex sample preparations
  • Perform analysis procedures to quantitatively measure pharmaceutical compounds in a variety of formulations for stability testing and other studies for analytical testing support
  • Communicate effectively and follow detailed written and verbal instruction
  • The ability to plan, schedule and carry out work for successful project completion
  • Provides assistance and training to junior laboratory staff members

Qualifications

Skills and experience:

  • Educated to a Bachelor's Degree level in a relevant area, ie chemistry
  • 5 years' experience working within a GMP Lab
  • 5 years' industry testing experience of inhalation devices with cascade impaction, dose delivery and particle size analysis.
  • General analytical chemistry knowledge
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with others
  • Ability to write protocols and reports with minimum supervision