Location: Cork, Cork (IE-C), Ireland (IE)
Status: Perm Role
Req ID: 477254

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

We are committed to providing access to opportunities at Boston Scientific for all applicants. If you have a disability and require supported assistance and you would like to talk about potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Boston Scientific Cork, please contact me directly for a confidential discussion corkrequisitions@bsci.com. Tel No: 021-4531182

Purpose Statement:

The successful candidate will part of a team that tests medical device products for release and customer use from Boston Scientific.

The purpose of the Senior Analytical Chemist role is to lead the Analytical Chemistry lab in the Boston Scientific Cork site.

The role will also involve conducting analytical testing on validation, commercial, and non-routine samples. They are responsible for ensuring that all testing is carried out in accordance with cGMP.

This role will require an analytical expert to support putting systems in place and validate to ensure all activities are completed as per schedule.

Minimum 5 years’ GMP experience in Analytical Chemistry environment is required for this role, with at least 2-years supervisory experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide analytical chemistry Subject Matter Expertise.
  • Support of the Equipment Engineering team in the qualification of analytical test equipment.
  • Support the hiring of new lab personnel as well as the training of new employees on Test Methods and GLP. Development and supervision of lab personnel.
  • Identify appropriate software applications to be utilized in the laboratory.
  • Management of laboratory equipment inventory & spend.
  • Ensure equipment calibration and qualification as required.
  • Ensure lab plan and schaedules are adhered to.
  • Participate in Value stream meetings.
  • Test method and equipment trouble shooting.
  • Aministrator on all software used within the chemistry laboratory-EMPOWER etc
  • Testing for release when required.
  • Control of contract testing and organising.
  • Ahererance to data integrity at all times
  • Adherance to safety on site at all times
  • Support new product development and introduction.
  • Approver of procedural and test method updates.
  • VIP identification and champion of improvement within the chemistry laboratory.
  • Audit lead, internal and external- representative for the laboratory.
  • Ensure management of materials through the lab- release, validation and stability.
  • Review of all laboratory Quality Systems to ensure compliance to cGMP.
  • Provide training (induction/ on the job/ procedures and updates), technical guidance / trouble shooting to laboratory staff including review of associated training records.
  • Provide progress updates at Project Meetings and site management meetings. Be able to communicate clearly and to form strong working relationships with colleagues.
  • Carry out other reasonable tasks as required by the Line Manager.Train to Boston Scientific’s Quality system documentation e.g. Change Control and Analytical Test Method Validation etc. Create, review and approve change requests as required.
  • Demonstrate problem solving in delivering process and analytical understanding.
  • Ensure compliance with mandatory training requirements and ensure that your training records are up to date and compliant to cGMP.
  • Willingness to travel when required.

Education/Qualification Requirements:

  • Level 8 required ideally in Chemistry or other relevant discipline
  • Minimum 2 years People Management experience required
  • Excellent Communicator and ability to work on own initiative while supporting and developing team
  • Experience of working in a lab based environment ideally with a Pharma background
  • Ability to influence and drive for results

Requisition ID: 477254

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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