Gilead Sciences, Inc. QC Chemist II, Cork in Cork, Ireland

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Job Description

The Position

QC Chemist II in QC Commercial group supporting Analytical testing of finished product, API, excipients and pack components

Job duties include:

  • Analytical Testing :

  • Completion of full suite of analytical testing across product portfolio according to written procedures in line with commercial manufacturing schedule.

  • Review of analytical data and documentation to ensure compliance to appropriate specifications and protocols.

  • Supports reviews and investigations for out- of trends/out–of specifications.

  • Execution of PV protocols where required.

  • Support troubleshooting and process optimization as necessary.

  • Completion of associated change control tasks and CAPA’s

  • Generation of protocols and reports as required supporting product testing etc.

  • Support the Lean train testing philosophy

  • Coordinates waste management, LEAN/Operational excellence and 5S efforts as required.

  • Participate in QC and cross-functional projects as required.

  • Assists in the training of QC staff.

  • Writes and revises methods, specifications, and SOP’s as needed.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Chromatographic experience in UPLC/HPLC and Empower

  • Analytical techniques such as dissolution, Karl-Fischer, UV spectroscopy

  • Technical writing (protocols, reports, procedures)

  • The ability to analyse data with a logical approach to problem solving and troubleshooting

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft office

  • Working knowledge of GMPs, GLPs, pharmacopoeial, and regulatory requirements for testing and validation pertaining to the pharmaceutical industry is required

Education & Experience

  • 2+ years of relevant experience and a BS degree in Chemistry or equivalent.

  • Prior experience in pharmaceutical industry is preferred


  • Resilient profile with the ability to deliver in an ambiguous environment

  • Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders to achieve the objective

  • Curious with learning agility

  • Operationallyexcellent

  • Organised with systematic approach to prioritisation

  • Process orientated to achieve the business objective

Gilead Core Values

  • Integrity (always doing the right thing),

  • Teamwork (collaborating in good faith),

  • Excellence (working at a high level of commitment and capability)

  • Accountability (taking personal responsibility).

  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company. Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws). Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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