Waters Process Chemist in Wexford, Ireland

For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 6,500 employees and is represented in 100 countries around the world.

An exciting opportunity to join our Chemistry Consumables Process Chemist team, to optimise existing Products/Processes and drive process, cost & continuous improvement projects with the use of Lean/Six Sigma tools & methodology, within Column Manufacturing.

Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, responsibilities will include:

  • Liaise with R&D, Marketing, Taunton Production and Wexford Production & Quality Departments

  • Develop manufacturing/product testing processes which consistently deliver high quality HPLC/UPLC columns

  • Design and implement stability indicating experiments to ensure product stability

  • Support investigations related to customer feedback

  • Project Management of Continuous Improvement initiatives/Six Sigma activities

  • Support projects associated with student placements

  • Conduct all project activities in accordance with appropriate standards (21CFR820, ISO9001, ISO13485, GMP)

  • Comply with all H&S requirements

  • BSc. or higher in a relevant science discipline

  • Preferably have previous experience of working in a GMP environment

  • Experience in the use of Waters acquisition software an advantage

  • Proven abilities in project management and problem solving

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Good decision making abilities

  • Attention to detail

  • Troubleshooting production processes

  • Proven report writing skills

Company Name: Waters Division

External Company URL: www.waters.com