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Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Larne Millbrook, LRN, GB

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Undergraduate Placement Student – Laboratory Analyst (Analytical Development Lab)




Terumo BCT Ltd. - located in Larne, is a global leader in manufacturing a range of sterile pharmaceutical solutions for human use.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Placement Student - Laboratory Analyst within the Research &Development Analytical Development Lab. The successful candidate will support existing laboratory staff members with the development of new analytical methods, execution of method verifications, and routine stability testing among other responsibilities. 

Come join us and make difference across the globe everyday by Contributing to Society Through Healthcare.

Our ability to grow, develop new capabilities and serve even more patients around the world depends on students like you!

Come and further unlock your potential with us!  We will provide you with exceptional training and expertise along with potential career opportunities at Terumo BCT.

We look forward to receiving your application.



  • Assist lab staff with the development of new formulations.
  • Validation and transfer of new methods.
  • To be capable of using all the analytical equipment within the Laboratory in a competent and careful manner.
  • Assist with the writing of specifications, analytical methods, stability and validation reports.
  • Analysis to the appropriate test specification of raw materials, finished goods, stability materials and any other routine and non-routine analysis as required.
  • Ensuring all bench reagents and volumetric solutions are prepared as described in documented procedures and have been standardised where necessary.
  • Support the development of methods and perform analytical testing according to protocols to support method transfer, verification and validation.
  • Assist with data input and analysis.
  • Organising the sampling and storage of stability samples.
  • Maintain neat and accurate analysis records.
  • Displays a positive, proactive approach to problem solving.










  • Pursuing a degree in pharmaceutical analysis, engineering, physical science or life science discipline.
  • Some experience working within a Chemistry lab is strongly preferred, as is knowledge of lab equipment such as HPLC, AA, UV, FTIR, etc.
  • Year 2 or 3 of undergraduate degree.



No prior experience required



  • Knowledge of GDP/GLP practices.
  • Experience with basic lab practices, cleanliness, documentation, etc.
  • Ability to analyse problems, contribute to decisions, and assist in the design and implementation of solutions.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please apply via MyFuture or our career’s portal - MySource before the closing date of 5 pm on Thursday, 14 March 2024

Please note we are unable to offer support for VISAs/Sponsorship for this role

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