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PhD Chemist

Website skbiotek SK biotek Ireland

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Do you want to work for a global top tier contract manufacturing organization?  Join a Fortune 100 company that puts each of their 104,000 employees first?  Work on a Campus that has over 50 years’ of active pharmaceutical ingredients manufacturing experience?  Be part of a team of professionals who are experts in their field, who will encourage you to develop and grow in your chosen career?  Experience a corporate culture which has been nurtured like no other?  If the answer is Yes, SK biotek Ireland has it all.

Job Description

SK biotek Ireland, an SK pharmteco company, are seeking to recruit an experienced R&D PhD Chemist that will have subject matter expertise in crystallisation development and particle engineering of APIs. This position is based at the R&D Centre in Swords, Co Dublin. The R&D Centre has co-located technical and operational expertise, including analytical expertise that supports the development and manufacture of clinical and commercial products (small molecule APIs).

Experience Required

The role will be responsible for providing support for all aspects of new and existing chemical processes development, technology transfer, process scale-up, process safety, process monitoring, and process troubleshooting for small molecules. The role will involve cross-functional work with other functions including Operations, Quality, EHS and external stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Organic Chemistry as well as 2+ years working within the Pharmaceutical industry. Proven experience in crystallisation development and particle engineering of APIs and strong technical background in chemistry a significant advantage. Strong interpersonal and communicational skills and demonstrated ability to work across a matrix are also key for this role.

About SK biotek Ireland

SK biotek Ireland Limited, an SK pharmteco Company, is a contract development and manufacturing organization with over 50 years of active pharmaceutical ingredients manufacturing experience.  SK biotek Ireland is the most recent addition to the SK Group.

Headquartered in Seoul, Korea, SK Group is ranked in the Top 100* on the Fortune Global 500 list; creating value by taking the initiative in the field of energy and chemicals,  information, telecommunication, and semiconductors; employing over 104,000 associates globally with annual revenue of US$100 billion.

SK biotek Ireland, based in Swords, Co. Dublin, has almost 400 associates on campus, comprising of scientists, chemists, engineers, quality professionals carrying out research, development, manufacturing, and marketing roles.

*2020 Fortune 500 List

Values & Behaviours

The successful candidate should be a self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills, a team player yet the ability to work on their own initiative. Other key competencies required for this position include good technical writing skills, time management and the ability to complete work at a consistently high standard.

Benefits of working for SK biotek Ireland

SK biotek Ireland is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

To apply, send a cover letter quoting job reference, with your CV to careersireland@sk.com 

To apply for this job email your details to careersireland@sk.com

2020-09-14T15:12:08+00:00 September 14th, 2020|

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