Process Chemist - Pharmaceutical

Industry Sector Pharmaceutical
Location UK, South East
Salary 24,000-40,000


Process Chemist – Day Shift

Location – Oxfordshire

Sector – Pharmaceutical

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 Process Chemist to join their scale-up and manufacturing team. This position is open to MSc or PhD candidates, ideally who have previous pharmaceutical process chemistry experience.

This role is a shift based positions – 12 hour day shifts in a pattern of 4 days working and 4 days off

The Role

This is a position for individuals who ideally have some existing Process Chemist experience, or at minimum, a good understanding of process development. As a Process Chemist, you will be responsible for the smooth transition of API manufacture from the scale-up team to the pilot plant. Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring production is kept moving by conducting experiments to ensure smooth transition of API production to the pilot plant.
  • Problem solving various production issues.
  • Reviewing batch production instructions.
  • Ensuring that proposed transfers to production at scale go as planned and offering advice as needed.

The Applicant

You will need the following:

  • Master’s or PhD in Chemistry
  • Production experience or process development experience within batch production is essential.
  • Brilliant problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, whilst understanding the underlying chemistry.
  • Knowledge of GMP

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 competitive salary and generous shift allowance.

For additional information or to submit an application please contact Charlie Cox on 07903 204577 or email your CV to

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