Scale-up Chemist

Scale-up Chemist



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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Scale-up Chemist to join a growing Pharmaceutical company based in Northumberland. As a Scale-up Chemist, you will be responsible for Plan, perform and manage chemical syntheses in accordance with regulatory and company procedures. You will be required to Conduct route development and/or technology transfer studies in support of a range of scales from milligrams to low grams (for labelled synthesis) and grams to kilograms (for API development)

The ideal candidate will have a background in organic chemistry preferably with experience gained in a pharmaceutical or similar environment. PhD graduates are also considered.

• Design synthetic routes

• Plan and perform syntheses and purifications of various chemical and/or labelled chemical entities

• Capable of acting as Project Manager for small scale syntheses as assigned

  • Manufacture radio and stable isotopically labelled intermediates and API at the milligram to low gram scale and synthetic intermediates and API at the tens of grams to tens of kilogram scale. Provide manufacturing shift cover as required

You must be educated to a minimum of BSc (Hons) (or equivalent) in a scientific discipline, be able to demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to critically assess data.

This is an excellent opportunity to progress your career in a state of the art laboratory and contribute to the continued success of a growing company which values its staff highly.

Candidates should be degree qualified (or equivalent) in chemistry or relevant scientific discipline, and the ideal candidate will have a background in organic chemistry preferably with experience gained in a pharmaceutical or similar environment. Also, PhD Organic Chemistry graduates are highly desirable.

If this sounds like you, apply now with your CV, and feel free to contact Sara Boston at CY Partners for more information.

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