Position:  Quality Control Chemist
Location:  Cantanhede, Portugal
Job Id:  1645
# of Openings:  1

Quality Control Chemist
Tilray is a global leader in medical cannabis research and production dedicated to providing safe, consistent and reliable therapy to patients. We are the only GMP certified medical cannabis producer currently supplying products to thousands of patients, physicians, pharmacies, hospitals, governments and researchers in Australia, Canada, the European Union and the Americas.  Our team of PhD scientists, botanists and master horticulturists are leaders in cannabis research and related agricultural sciences. We strive to improve scientific understanding of the potential applications of medical cannabis and have invested in developing continuing medical education programs for health care practitioners around the globe.

Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?
Ready to apply your talents to make a positive difference


Reporting to the Quality Control Manager, the Quality Control Chemist will be responsible for: 

  • Responsible for analytical development tasks: method development and transfer, analytical investigations and troubleshooting;
  • Prepare all analytical documentation (e.g. methods, specifications, protocols, reports, SOPs) and hand over high quality analytical work to the quality control;
  • Support analytical development activities and investigations to ensure successful analytical tasks accomplishment;
  • Perform analysis of raw materials, intermediate and finished product;
  • Select equipment, reagents and consumables required for analysis;
  • Analyse and interpret analytical data using statistic tools as required and communicate results to the QC Manager;
  • Keep up-to-date and promote the implementation of new analytical methodologies;


  • University degree in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or Biochemistry;
  • PhD is a plus;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in analytical method development, validation and transfer in a Pharmaceutical Industry;
  • Ability to solve problems and analytical thinking;
  • High sense of responsibility;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Creativity, organization and discipline;
  • Fluency in English (first certificate or equivalent level of English).

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