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Organic Chemistry Scientist

Oxfordshire   •  Excellent Salary + Benefits  •  Permanent, Full time


We have a number of exciting Organic Chemistry Scientist openings at a leading Pharmaceutical CMO in Oxfordshire. The role involves providing API drug discovery and development solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotech and chemistry industries.

Key responsibilities and duties:

  • Complete chemistry tasks assigned by the line manager to a high-quality standard within given time frames
  • Define and carry out all key process development and preparative work
  • Ensure all experimental work is accurately recorded, communicating results to the line manager and team members
  • Provide guidance, supervision and training to colleagues within API development
  • Follow all company safety regulations and ensure appropriate quality and safety is achieved
  • Ensure all correct procedures are followed, work is to an appropriate standard, and make suggestions to help ensure they are maintained and developed (e.g. cGMP)
  • Review necessary documentation for efficient transfer of processes to the pilot plant and cGMP preparation
  • Liaise with the analytical and quality departments when necessary
  • Gather technical information to assist in the preparation of laboratory production project costings and PRD proposals
  • Ensure company documentation (e.g. SOP) is followed, up to date and complete

Ideal skills and qualifications:

  • BSc/MChem/PhD in Organic Chemistry; or equivalent industrial experience
  • Previous industry experience in a similar role; highly desirable
  • Technically competent and familiar with the use of online literature research tools
  • Practically competent in a laboratory environment (GMP or GLP)
  • Experience in a variety of analytical and purification techniques (HPLC, LC-MS, NMR)
  • Experience with GMP in API synthesis would be an advantage
  • Strong decision-making skills and investigative approach to problem-solving

If you are interested or have any questions about this role, feel free to contact Harriet at CY Partners.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. CY Partners Recruitment Ltd, trading as CY Partners is an Employment Business/Agency.

  • Agency: CY Partners
  • Contact: Harriet Mak
  • Phone: 0191 477 4733
  • Reference: HMOgCSc
  • Updated: 23rd September 2019
  • Expires: 21st October 2019

CY Partners

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