Scientist, Inhalation

6 days left

Athlone, Ireland
16 Apr 2021
16 May 2021
R & D , Laboratory
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health!

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry. Our scientists work together to accelerate pharmaceutical development for small molecules, biologics, and vaccines -allowing our clients to make faster decisions about their compounds.

As a Scientist,you will use state-of-the-art technologies to perform high-quality sample testing for key pharmaceutical clients across the industry. Your sample preparation and sample analysis serves as an integral piece in helping PPD accomplish our goal of helping bring life-changing therapies to market.

  • Performs a variety of complex sample preparation and analysis procedures
  • Works with multiple functional groups to meet business needs
  • Plans and organizes work with periodic supervision
  • Sets up and maintains analytical instrumentation
  • Trains on routine operation, maintenance and theory of analytical instrumentation, SOPs, and regulatory procedures and guidelines
  • Ensures QA findings are addressed appropriately
  • Communicates project status to project leaders
  • Provides assistance and training to other team members
  • Performs work assignments accurately, and in a timely and safe manner
  • Reviews, interprets, and analyzes data for technical, quality and compliance to protocols, methods, SOPs, client criteria and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)



Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2+ years') or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience. OR Masters degree

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • HPLC, GC, Inhalation Testing (Cascade Impaction, Dose delivery, Particle Size analysis), Karl Fischer, UV-Vis;
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Communicate effectively and follow detailed written and verbal instruction.
  • Cooperate with coworkers within an organized team environment or work alone with supervision.
  • Manage time effectively to complete assignments in expected time frame.
  • Maintain a laboratory notebook and complete all documentation with clear and accurate language and according to the SOP.
  • Proficient in the use of analytical instrumentation, skills in separation science techniques (HPLC, GC) are desired.
  • Ability to plan, schedule and carry out work for successful project completion.
  • Proficient in the operation of the computer and data acquisition programs.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to write protocols and reports with minimum supervision

Grow your career within the scientific ladder, pursue project management, or develop into a leader. These are just a few career pathways available once you become a part of the PPD team.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

To learn how PPD can advance your career, apply now!

What To Expect Next

We look forward to receiving your application. A member of our talent acquisition department will review your qualifications and if interested, you will be contacted for an interview.


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