Process Development Scientist - High Point, North Carolina United States - 16110



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 16110
Title: Process Development Scientist
Job Location: High Point, North Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


offers Custom organic synthesis, cGMP scale-up, Contract research, Molecular building blocks, Medicinal chemistry services and is a leader in fostering the commercial development of small molecule drug discovery and development in pharmaceutical, discovery platform, and biotechnology companies. The Co. offering parallels the drug discovery process and provides significant advantages at each step from lead discovery to lead optimization, chemical synthesis and scale-up of pharmaceutical intermediates as well as chemical process R&D.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Process Development Scientist/Senior Process Development Scientist

 

Job Description

Company is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, results-oriented individual to join our Chemical Development team of dedicated professionals focused on customer service and quality. We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Process Development Scientist/Sr. Process Development Scientist.

Position is directed toward optimization of existing chemical routes and development of alternate chemistry toward key synthetic intermediates and APIs. Carries out multistep chemical synthesis and product isolation/purification operations in the laboratory, independently or as part of an integrated team. Chemist utilizes modern analytical tools to determine identity and purity of products made during the course of projects. Communication with clients in regular team meetings; prepare R&D reports at the conclusion of projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Design and carry out multistep organic syntheses, isolation, and purification of targeted products.
  • Must possess a strong understanding of modern organic synthesis methodologies.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of modern analytical and spectroscopic techniques, and possess the ability to interpret the corresponding data and spectra. Should be able to conduct literature searches for specific target compounds and/or be able to use the literature to base a design of alternate routes to these compounds. Should keep abreast of current scientific literature and discuss these findings with colleagues.
  • Must demonstrate a proficiency to carry out laboratory syntheses and purification techniques on scales ranging from milligrams to several kilograms, and design and implement process modifications.
  • Should require minimal supervision, and be able to successively complete projects while working independently.
  • Be able to organize work time efficiently so that several operations can be carried out simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to write comprehensive reports at the conclusion of projects for internal and customer use.
  • Work closely with other chemistry and analytical laboratory staff to coordinate project activities and resource usage in a matrix organization.
  • Work to ensure that a spirit of teamwork and cooperation exists within the group at all times.
  • Maintain familiarity with the company’s chemical hygiene plan, and conduct laboratory operations in a safe manner at all times.   Exhibit safety awareness and safe work practices.
  • Follow responsible actions regarding chemical disposal. Maintain compliance with all regulations at the federal, state, and local levels.
  • Address routine administrative requirements in a timely fashion.
  • Must demonstrate effective communication skills (both interpersonal and presentations). Participate in project team meetings with customers.

Other Experience/Skills:

  • Work closely with manufacturing and GMP operations to coordinate project related equipment and activities.
  • Maintain a clean, safe laboratory work area.

Education/Knowledge Requirements:

  • Degree (BS, MS, or Ph.D.) in Organic Chemistry.
  • 3-10 years industrial experience in pharmaceuticals or CMO is preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree (BS, MS, or Ph.D.) in Organic Chemistry.
  • 3-10 years industrial experience in pharmaceuticals or CMO is preferred.MUST be US Citizen or Perm resident.No Sponsorship.Low Cost of Living.
  • MUST have API experience:Position is directed toward optimization of existing chemical routes and development of alternate chemistry toward key synthetic intermediates and APIs. Carries out multistep chemical synthesis and product isolation/purification operations in the laboratory, independently or as part of an integrated team. Chemist utilizes modern analytical tools to determine identity and purity of products made during the course of projects. 

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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