Shift Analytical Chemist

Employer Information



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Shift Analytical Chemist
Hours: 39 hours per week
Salary: TBC
Ref No: HRJOB6578
Business Unit: Arran Chemical Company
Location: Monksland Industrial Estate, Athlone,  Co. Roscommon
Open To: Internal and external applicants may apply

The Company
Arran Chemical Company, a member of the Almac Group of Companies, is an exceptional, award winning fine chemical company specialising in the manufacture of products for pharmaceutical and health care, flavour/fragrance, personal care, and other specialised chemical and industrial applications. Acquired by the Almac Group in 2015, Arran are specialists in chiral chemistry and offer clients superior chemical solutions using enzymatic technologies. Based in Athlone, Co Roscommon in the heart of Ireland, Arran boasts a team of over 100 staff including chemists, analysts, production, quality and engineers; 25% of whom have more than 10 years of experience with the company.

Our drive and passion for our core values enable us to be a growing technology-driven manufacturer of advanced chemical and speciality products: outstanding quality, exceptional innovation, superlative customer focus, coupled with inspirational people make Arran the success that it is.

Are you ready to join the team?

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role
This role involves working at Arran within the Quality Control Department to perform, monitor and accept accountability for all assigned analytical duties relating to Production, Pilot Plant, Monomer and Kilo Laboratory activities and specific analytical and/or chemistry projects.

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.

Additional Information
Please note this role will involve a biweekly rotational shift pattern as detailed below:
Week 1 Monday – Friday 08:00 to 16:00
Week 2 Monday – Friday 16:00 to 0:00

Essential Criteria

  • Have eligibility to work in the EU OR possess a valid work permit that will allow you to take up full time, permanent employment in the EU
  • Third level education in relevant Science based degree
  • Working knowledge of analytical instrumentation (GC, HPLC)

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

  • BSc Applied Analytical Chemistry (or equivalent)
  • Industrial experience of working in an analytical or chemistry laboratory
  • Understanding/experience of quality systems


  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus
  • Learning and development opportunities and support
  • Health promotions
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • Long service awards
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Marriage leave
  • Free car parking
  • Moving house leave
  • Perks discount scheme
  • Critical illness policy
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Irish Life Health healthcare benefit
  • Refreshment facilities

To Apply
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Closing Date
17th June 2021 at 17.00 hours

  • Permanent
  • Athlone
  • Closing date: Thursday 17 Jun 2021
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