Process Chemist

Industry Sector Chemical, Pharmaceutical
Location UK, South East
Salary 20,000 - 30,000

Description

Scientist – Organic Process Chemistry

Location – Oxfordshire

Sector – Pharmaceutical

Salary - £20,000 - £30,000

 

Our client is a leading pharmaceutical CRO based in the heart of Oxfordshire who are offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and hard-working Scientist to join their scale-up and tech transfer team. This position is open to individuals who hold a BSc/MSc in Organic Chemist who have conducted a synthetic organic research project at university. It is also open to individuals who have industry experience within organic chemistry / process chemistry for organic processes.

 

The Role

This is a position for individuals who have recently graduated, or those with a couple of years’ industry experience as a synthetic organic chemist. As a Scientist, you will be responsible for developing robust and scalable synthetic routes for small organic molecule APIs. This will be on the gram to hundreds of gram scale. Job responsibilities include:

  • Designing and scaling robust multi-step synthetic procedures for API development, up to the hundred gram scale.
  • Helping transfer processes from the lab to pilot plant.
  • Liaising with internal and external customers to ensure projects are moving as expected.
  • Adhering to GMP and internal working standards with correct documentation of work.

The Applicant

Successful applicants will have the following:

  • BSc or MSc in Chemistry focused on organic synthesis and scale-up to multi-gram scale.
  • Process development experience within batch production is desirable.
  • An understanding of various reaction types, multi-step synthesis and route design.
  • Strong experience of using column chromatography, recrystallisation and other purification techniques.
  • Strong NMR, Mass Spectrometry and other analytical/characterisation tools.
  • Brilliant problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, whilst understanding the underlying chemistry.
  • Knowledge of GMP would be a bonus.

 

The Package

Being a leading pharmaceutical CRO, our client is offering the chance to be part of a growing organisation on a permanent basis, with a salary of £20,000 and upwards.

 

To Apply

Please contact Charlie Cox on charlie.cox@taylorollinson.co.uk or 07903 204577

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