Complete Laboratory Solutions

Career & Vacancies

From our roots in scenic Connemara on the stunning west coast of Ireland, where our food and environmental laboratories are based, to our Galway city-based medical device and pharmaceutical facilities, the same respect for our people, our customers and our environment applies.

Integrity without compromise is not just a strapline, it is the philosophy behind everything we do. Trust, respect, honesty and a genuine desire to create a positive and welcoming working environment are our core values. The ambition and professionalism of our team is the driving force behind our success and a constant striving for excellence is our route to building a secure future for our team and our customers.

Living & Working

Galway is renowned for its quality of living and excellent work-life balance. A beautiful, ancient city alive with culture, where cobbled streets lead to a busy working port and one of the most picturesque promenade walks in Europe.

On a practical level, house prices and rental levels are some 30% lower than in Dublin, while the ‘City of Tribes’ offers an abundance of schools and third-level institutes, including NUIG and GMIT. Galway is also home to some of the world’s major medical device and technology companies along with a thriving start-up business community. Careers in tourism, hospitality and the arts are also plentiful.

Visit for more reasons to live and work in beautiful, vibrant Galway city.


Perks & Benefits

In addition to salary and annual holiday entitlement outlined in employment contracts, all team members are entitled to the following benefits.


    Defined contribution pension scheme


    Education support


    Technical development


    Bike-to-Work scheme


    Group scheme for discounts on local services


    Long service awards


    Free parking on premise

    Our Current Openings

    Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Chemistry Analyst

    Reporting to: The Director of Outsourcing. Experience / Qualifications A level 8 degree in Analytical chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry or other related qualification is required. Industrial experience in HPLC using Empower a definite advantage. Strong documentation...

    Microbiologist for Pharmaceutical/Medical Device sector

    Job Title: Microbiologist with experience in a GMP environment. Educational requirements: A minimum of an Honours BSc. in a Microbiology related course (Level 8). Knowledge and Experience Required: Ability to work independently and meet set timelines.Experience in a...

    Senior HR Manager

    We are looking for an experienced Senior HR Manager to lead our Human Resource Team at CLS. The position is full time and based in Galway city with responsibility to lead all of CLS’s HR function. Role Overview/Purpose: This is full-time position and an exciting...

    Sampling Technician

    Position: Sampling Technician Reporting to the Team Lead,  the successful candidate will be responsible for visiting clients' sites and completing a variety of samples (including water, contact and air sampling) of cleanroom environments.  This position is based...

    Chemistry Laboratory Analyst

    The Job: Chemistry Laboratory Analyst Reporting to: Director of Outsourcing Experience / Qualifications Must have a Degree in Chemistry, Forensic investigation & analysis or similar degree with strong laboratory analysis focus. The ideal candidate should...

    Shift Lead Analyst on Contract

    Key Responsibilities The Quality Assurance Specialist has a primary role in: Working as part of the Quality Assurance team on site ensuring products are manufactured, in accordance with cGMPTo ensure that all work carried out is in compliance with the required...