Almac’s mission is to advance human health globally and make a difference for patients around the world.
The Almac Group is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation providing specialised services to Pharma and Biotech companies globally to support the development, manufacture, packaging, distribution and testing of medicinal products. Almac also performs research dedicated to the discovery and development of novel and innovative approaches to the treatment of cancer.
The privately owned, global organisation has grown organically over the past five decades, now employing over 5,600 highly-skilled personnel across 18 facilities including Europe, the US and Asia.
You can find more about Almac's activities in the video below!
Chemistry-Related Careers at Almac
Chemistry is central to the development and manufacture of medicines. Working in chemistry at Almac you could be involved in the design and synthesis of new drug molecules, the development of safe, scalable processes to make active pharmaceutical ingredients and medicinal products or the analysis and characterisation of active pharmaceutical ingredients and medicinal products to determine their purity, composition, stability and shelf life.
Download Almac's leaflet to learn more about various chemistry roles and typical qualifications required.
What's a Career in Chemistry with Almac Like?
"A chemistry career at Almac means working at the forefront of science and innovation and learning lots along the way. It's rewarding, exciting and enables you to work with both team members and clients globally. No two days are the same, but each day involves using chemistry and technical knowledge in a creative way to develop medicines that have the potential to make a difference for patients around the world." Chris
"A Higher Level Apprenticeship is a brilliant experience. I have developed new skills and increased my knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry. Following my foundation degree with SRC, I then went on to graduate with a Level 6, B.Sc. (Hons) qualification from Ulster University. Working in Almac has given me the confidence to progress and succeed in my chosen career path." Michelle
In the next video, we'll hear from Lauren, who's a medicinal chemist working for Almac!
Almac is committed to inspiring and investing in the next generation of scientists, engineers and technologists who will continue our mission to advance human health. We support students in their education pathway through a variety of awards and dedicated STEM Outreach initiatives.