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Analytical Development Scientist

Larne, Northern Ireland
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Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the worlds largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the worlds largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and weve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

We're Teva, a global pharmaceutical company, committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare to patients around the world.

We estimate that Teva provides medicines to 200 million patients around the world every day.

We develop, produce and market affordable generic medicines, as well as innovative and specialty pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter consumer healthcare products, along with supplying active pharmaceutical ingredients to nearly 1,000 customers in over 100 countries.

We work tirelessly to transform science, research and patient insights into effective treatments for disorders of the central nervous system, pain and respiratory conditions

As Analytical Development Scientist, you will work within a multi-functional team, interacting with colleagues within the Larne site, and with colleagues across all Teva sites. You will be capable of using relevant analytical equipment within the laboratory in a competent manner and in accordance with documented procedures. In addition you will perform the analysis of raw materials, active pharmaceutical ingredients and finished goods in accordance with documented analytical methods and to the appropriate test specification.




Key responsibilities:.   

  • To adhere to Good Manufacturing Practice and Health and Safety legislation at all times. 
  • To be familiar with good laboratory practice and all relevant procedures and guidelines applicable to the performance of general analytical work, the implementation of stability studies, the validation of analytical methods, etc. 
  • To maintain neat and accurate records 
  • To contribute to the writing of documentation, including procedures, protocols and reports, as required 
  • To communicate with the personnel across all Teva sites, assisting in the co-ordination of project-specific analytical activities and liaising with external contractors as required 
  • To circulate data and results summaries in a timely fashion and to report unexpected results and failures promptly to senior personnel 
  • To participate in CMC team meetings and cross-departmental and/or cross-site meetings. 
  • Adhere to all Lean Laboratory Management systems eg Sample Tracker, Huddles 
  • Providing input into the systems and procedures to ensure the efficient running of the analytical department. 
  • To participate in the implementation and performance of ICH stability studies. 
  • To participate in analytical method development and method validation programmes as required, in accordance with the appropriate regulatory guidelines, and practical considerations to ensure that the method is robust and can be transferred to laboratories across all Teva sites. 
  • To participate inter-laboratory method transfers.  
  • To perform routine and non-routine analyses, to participate in investigative work and in trouble-shooting, as required. 
  • To perform analytical work in accordance with documented analytical methods and procedures, evaluating the data to ensure that the information provided by the data is captured fully 
  • To efficiently review analytical data 
  • To participate in the calibration and maintenance of analytical equipment used within the laboratory, and to carry out training as required. 
  • To ensure that all bench reagents and volumetric solutions are prepared as described in documented procedures and that they have been standardised where necessary.







  • Degree in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Pharmacy or equivalent (with strong chemistry content).
  • Experience of working in a cGMP laboratory environment in the pharmaceutical industry.  Practical knowledge of HPLC, UPLC, GC, DSC and LC-MS.  Knowledge of analytical method development and validation.



  • Demonstrable IT Skills e.g. Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrable planning, organisation and time management skills.
  • Proven ability to work proactively and under time constraints. 


Other skills:

  • Proven ability to maintain high standards of work and attention to detail.
  • Proven communication skills (written and verbal).


Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Development and Preclinical Studies

Reports To

In process of validation

Tevas Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

Posted: 2018-12-20 Expires: 2019-01-20

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