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ThermoFisher Scientific Scientist, Biopharma in Athlone, Ireland

Job Description

Scientist, Biopharma

Positions are available in core/day and evening shift.

At PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

We provide our teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while taking science a step beyond through research, development and delivery of life-changing therapies. With clinical trials conducted in 100+ countries and ongoing development of novel frameworks for clinical research, our work spans laboratory, digital and decentralised clinical trial services.

Your determination to deliver quality and accuracy will improve health outcomes that people and communities depend on – now and in the future.

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Our PPD® Laboratory Services team has a direct impact on improving patient health through the expertise of scientists, industry thought-leaders and therapeutic guides. As the world leader in serving science, our laboratory professionals bring their commitment to accuracy and quality to deliver groundbreaking innovations.

Discover Impactful Work:

The role of Biopharma Scientist is to perform a variety of complex sample preparation and analysis procedures to quantitatively measure small and large biomolecules using a wide range of analytical instrumentation. Working mainly independently, Scientists will interpret analytical data in regard to acceptability and consistency and set up and maintain analytical instrumentation.

A day in the Life

  • 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.

Education and Experience

  • Educated to a bachelor's degree level in a relevant area, ie chemistry, biochemistry

In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • 3+ years’ work experience within a GMP laboratory

  • 3+ years industry experience with Lab techniques relevant to Biopharma: ELISA, SDS-Page, Western Blot, HPLC. Capillary electrophoresis would be an advantage.

  • 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

Work Environment

Thermo Fisher Scientific values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

  • Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.

  • Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds.

  • Able to work in non-traditional work environments.

  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.

  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritising and handling multiple projects or activities.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory with PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.