Laboratory Technician

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Laboratory Technician
Hours: 40 hours per week
Ref No:  HRJOB6128
Business Unit:  Diagnostics
Location:  Craigavon

The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,600 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 
Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.
Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

Working as part of the Operations team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for performing a range of laboratory operations’ tasks including housekeeping, maintenance of scientific equipment, maintaining and accepting consumable/reagent stock and preparation and pre-processing of biological samples.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • GCSE grades A-C (or equivalent level qualification) in English Language, Maths, and Science
  • Previous experience within a Quality Control/Quality Assurance environment

Desirable Criteria
(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • A Level (or equivalent level qualification) in Science subjects
  • Previous experience in a laboratory environment

Additional essential and desirable criteria are outlined in the person specification attached to the online job posting.


  • Competitive salary
  • Family friendly flexible working
  • Learning and development opportunities and support
  • Health promotions
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • Long service awards
  • 34 days annual leave allowance
  • Marriage leave
  • Free car parking
  • Moving house leave
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • Paid medical appointments
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Critical illness policy
  • On site physiotherapist
  • Death in service benefit
  • Perks discount scheme
  • Westfield health benefit

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Closing Date:  27th January 2021 at 09.00am hours


  • Permanent
  • Craigavon
  • Closing date: Wednesday 27 Jan 2021
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