API Synthetic Organic Chemist Job – Oxfordshire, UK

We are currently recruiting for an API Synthetic Organic Chemist to join a Pharmaceutical company based in Oxfordshire that conducts research, development and manufacturing on a contract basis for both large and small innovators.

The API Synthetic Organic Chemist is expected to play a significant role in defining and carrying out key process development and preparative work and in supporting the transfer of processes to the pilot plant. They will also prepare for laboratory-based cGMP projects, ensure that all experimental work is accurately recorded, ensure the appropriate quality and safety standards are achieved and maintained (cGMP) and be proactive in ensuring company SOP’s and policies are adhered to, up to date and complete.

The ideal candidate for this API Synthetic Organic Chemist job will be an organic chemist educated to PhD level or degree level (or equivalent) with appropriate and relevant experience in practical chemistry and will have the following skills and experience:

  • They should be familiar with the use of online literature research tools and be able to quickly assimilate new information and thus establish effective work-rate.
  • They will be practically competent in a laboratory environment including experience in a variety of chemistry and purification techniques as well as the use of HPLC, LC-MS, NMR.
  • They will also have the ability and aptitude to work with care and dedication across a range of project types (e.g. custom preparation, process research, route identification, and plant support).
  • GMP experience in the API synthesis is preferred.


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For more information, or to apply for this API Synthetic Organic Chemist position, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST21070 in all correspondence.


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