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For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

The role....

Do you have experience in method development and validation of analytical methods?

Are you looking for a more broad and varied portoflio to work on instead of the same projects?

Our Charles River Biologics Division located in Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland have an opportunity for a seasoned Development Scientist to join this exciting team!

With us you can work on a wide and varied porfolio of projects, due to the nature of our contract research.

You would report into our Associate Director and... the main parts of the role are:
• Research and develop new analytical & immunological methodologies to meet client requirements and/or company strategic objectives.
• Draw up study plans / protocols ensuring full GMP regulatory compliance, where appropriate.
• Execution of study plans and / or complex methods in the laboratory for transfer / validation / method development and leading troubleshooting efforts as required.
• Report / SOP writing and performing necessary updates.
• Liaise with the Quality Department for the generation of deviation reports and for the compilation of study reports.
• Responsible for leading laboratory investigations, where necessary.
• Responsible for reporting project progress information to Management.
• Generate risk assessments for various projects as required.
• Compliance with requirements of GMP.

Skills and Experience
• Experience in analytical and immunological methods essential, e.g. HPLC, Spectrophotometry, Western Blot, etc
• Degree in chemistry, biochemistry or biological subject with an analytical component.
• At least 3-5 years’ experience in method development and validation of analytical methods.
• Experience in analytical study design, assay development, optimisation and ICH guidelines.
• Ability to problem solve and work on own initiative.
• Good attention to details and good problem solving skills.
• Experience in time planning.
• Excellent interpersonal & communication skills both written and verbal.
• Experience of working in a GMP environment essential.

What We Offer You

• A very comprehensive benefits package from day one, including a pension contribution, private medical for you (and can add family members), private dental care, critical illness cover, bonus and more!

• Access to great discounts via our CREDS discount scheme.

• Global opportunities and strong career progression.

• The chance to work on several varied projects and liaise globally and nationally with other business areas.

• To be able make a difference to health and wellbeing of people.

• To continue your own career growth.

• Flexible and hybrid working.

• Parental leave.

• Well-being support and initiatives.

• And more!

About Biologics Testing Solutions

With more than 50 years of experience and proven regulatory expertise, the Charles River Biologics group can address challenging projects for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Offering a variety of services such as contamination and impurity testing, protein characterzation, bioassays, viral clearance studies and stability and lot release programs, we support clients throughout the biologic development cycle, from the establishment and characterization of cell banks through preclinical and clinical studies to marketed products. Whether clients need stand-alone services, a unique package of testing, or insourced support, our Biologics group can create a custom solution to suit their needs. Each year more than 20,000 biologic testing reports are sent each and over 200 licenses products are supported by our biologics testing solutions team.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.

At Charles River Laboratories, we recognize and recruit all talent. We are a company committed to the principle of diversity and inclusion and work daily in this direction
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