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Process/Synthetic Chemist - Excellent opportunity within the pharmaceutical sector

Location: NORTH EAST ENGLAND, ENGLAND Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Scientific Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 17 days ago Reference: 3085847
Are you a recent PhD or 1st class graduate or an experienced organic chemist in the pharmaceutical or speciality chemicals sector? There is a permanent role in process scale-up for you at this leading API producer based in the North East.

Your day-to-day duties as process chemist will be:
• To take chemical synthesis from lab to (pilot) plant scale
• To improve site efficiency via optimisation of production processes
• To analyse and document results, including use of analytical equipment and techniques such as NMR, GC and IR

You will be right for the role with this background:
• Either: a recent PhD or 1st class grad in Organic Chemistry or in a closely related field;
• Or a degree in Chemistry plus 3-5 years of related industrial experience
• Experience in process scale up and optimisation, plus transfer of product to plant
• A record of creative problem solving in an industrial environment
• A practical understanding of chemical hazards and experience of working safely in a laboratory environment
• The ability to work well within an established team

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career and is well renumerated.

Tell me how you are suitable for the role and send your CV in Word format (2 pages maximum) to paul.mears@reedglobal.com by Friday 22nd September.