Synthetic Organic Chemist - Hertfordshire

  • Salary: £14 - £19 per hour
  • REF Number: 00043693
  • Consultant: Julie Marshall
  • Contact: 01438 723500
  • Date Published: 16.10.2018
  • Closed Date: 23.11.2018
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: London, South East
  • Discipline: Research And Development

Julie at CK Group is recruiting for a Synthetic Organic Chemist to join a multi-national company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Hertfordshire on a contract basis for 6 months which may be extendable.

The Company: Our client is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company that combines both individual talent and technical resources to create a platform for the delivery of strong growth in a rapidly changing healthcare market. Their mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

Location: This role is located in Stevenage which has excellent commuting links to London (30 minutes) and the North. A mixture of new and old, the town has an abundance of history and social activities, restaurants, bars, cinema complex and leisure park.

The Role:

Working in an API Chemistry Department, the main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Be involved in a late phase project on the design of optimal syntheses of new drug candidates, capable of operation at full scale manufacture.
  • Assist with the development and evaluation of these chemical processes with regard to safety, economy, quality, health and environmental impact to ensure reproducibility, reliability and sustainability.
  • Conduct practical synthetic organic chemistry with high attention to detail.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:MSc/PhD in a relevant area of Synthetic Organic Chemistry. Your synthetic experience may have been broadened by a 6-12 month research project in industry or academia. You will have a detailed understanding of practical Synthetic Organic Chemistry and relevant literature.

This position will require proven problem solving skills and a demonstrated track record of innovation. It will involve working within a multidisciplinary environment and you should be able to demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to work in a team. A basic understanding of drug discovery and development is preferred.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global company in the Hertfordshire region.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Julie on 01438 723500 or email Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Science is an Equal Opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference KA43693 in all correspondence.

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