Placement Student: Technical Quality – Craigavon

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  • Career Level Staff
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Any
  • Industry Technical
  • Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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Job Description

The Company
Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,600 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan).

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning.

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role
Working as part of the Pharma Services Quality team, based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, the post holder will be responsible for assisting the Technical Quality team with the delivery of a range of business and continuous improvement projects.  These include the Qualification and Validation of new equipment, facilities and equipment.  Validation of new processes and products is also central to the activities within the team.

This placement will provide you with valuable knowledge and experience within a global pharmaceutical industry. Placement students provide an important contribution to our team. From day one, placement students are quite literally contributing towards the advancement of human health.

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 throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • Educated to A Level standard (or equivalent)
  • Currently studying at Undergraduate Level with successful completion of two years. Prepared to conduct a 12 month, full time placement before returning to university to complete the programme

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

  • Currently studying for degree in a scientific (Chemistry, Biology or Pharmacy) or technical (Engineering or IT) discipline with successful completion of two years
  • Previous experience working within a regulated quality system
  • Experience in co-ordinating and liaising with various personnel within an organisation


Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Learning and development opportunities and support
Health promotions
Enhanced pension contribution
Long service awards
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Subsidised restaurant
Paid medical appointments
Bereavement Leave
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced maternity pay
On site physiotherapist
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit
Westfield healthcare benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

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