Biopharma Chemist

Athlone, Ireland
16 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
R & D , Laboratory
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Due to continued success and growth, PPD are looking for experienced Scientists/Biopharma Chemist to be based in our Biopharm department of our GMP Lab in Athlone, Ireland.

The role of Scientist/Biopharma Chemist is to perform a variety of complex sample preparation and analysis procedures to quantitatively measure small and large biomolecules such as proteins, peptides, nucleotides/oligonucleotides, DNA, carbohydrates/polysaccharides and liposomes using a wide range of analytical instrumentation.

This role will work with minimal supervision, interpret analytical data in regards to acceptability and consistency and set up and maintain analytical instrumentation.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Perform a variety of complex sample preparations
  • Analysis procedures to quantitatively measure pharmaceutical compounds in a variety of formations for stability testing and other studies for analytical testing support
  • Review and compilation of results
  • Performing work assignments accurately, timely and in a safe manner
  • Training on routine operation, maintenance and theory of analytical instrumentation, SOPs, and regulatory procedures and guidelines.


Key Experience
  • Education to a Bachelors or higher level in Biochemistry or related subjects
  • 2+ years' relevant industry experience within a GMP laboratory (experience must be with Lab techniques relevant to Biopharm: ELISA, SDS-Page, Western Blot, HPLC, Capillary electrophoresis)


  • 5 Years experience in Academia (MSc or PhD or similar) demonstrating relevant Biopharmaceutical techniques as per above

Additional Requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of method validation; method development would be an advantage.
  • The ability to plan, schedule and carry out work for successful project completion
  • A positive attitude and ability to work well with others
  • The ability to write protocols and reports with minimum supervision
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Be able to communicate effectively and follow detailed written and verbal instruction

In return you can look forward to career stability, variety of work, and an excellent team environment within our growing Biopharmaceutical division.

Benefits you will enjoy at PPD as a Scientist

Competitive Salary & Joining bonus €3,000

Pension scheme

Medical Health Insurance

Life Insurance

Annual leave: 25 days holiday

Annual performance Bonus


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