Senior Synthetic Chemist - Pharmaceuticals

Senior Synthetic Chemist - Pharmaceuticals
  • £45,000 - £55,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK CB5 8RX
Job Ref: J2162126
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Pharmaceuticals
Date Added: 22 November 2021
Senior Synthetic Chemist - Pharmaceuticals Permanent + Highly Competitive Salary Based in Cambridge

Senior Synthetic Chemist - Pharmaceuticals

Permanent + Highly Competitive Salary

Based in Cambridge

Are you a talented and experienced Synthetic Chemist with experience in the pharmaceutical industry?

Would you like to work for a leading pharmaceutical company with an established portfolio of products on market and under synthetic development?

My client are a leading multinational pharmaceutical company dedicated to providing affordable and innovative medicines for patients across the globe. Their cutting-edge research and development facility in Cambridge focuses on developing technical solutions for the production of their repertoire of highly complex active pharmaceutical ingredients (API's). Here, their knowledgeable team of scientists continue to develop more efficient, cleaner, and quicker synthetic routes, with the aim to reduce the cost of and increase access to pharmaceuticals on the market.

They are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Senior Synthetic Chemist to join the team, leading synthetic development projects, whilst utilising novel technologies and processes in the development of new synthetic routes for complex molecules.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Synthetic Chemist - Pharmaceuticals;

  • Lead the development and optimisation of cost-effective, robust processes for complex synthetic targets.
  • Conduct the identification and evaluation of potential routes, including experimental assessment of these processes on a laboratory scale and subsequent tech transfer to manufacturing sites.
  • Identify, evaluate and implement new technologies to increase efficiencies and develop solutions for technical challenges.
  • Collaborate with a variety of research, project and operational colleagues to define project milestones and deliverables.
  • Proactively coach and mentor colleagues.
  • Ensure projects are delivered to the agreed schedule and within the required specifications.
  • Write and review technical documents such as SOPs, protocols, reports and presentations

To be considered for the Senior Synthetic Chemist - Pharmaceuticals, you'll need the following skills and experience;

  • PhD / MSc in a relevant discipline such as synthetic chemistry, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, medicinal chemistry etc. or equivalent working experience.
  • Substantial experience working within synthetic chemistry, ideally in an industry pharmaceutical development environment.
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing synthetic routes for complex target molecules.
  • Prior experience within industry process development and technology identification, including the application of new technologies would be highly beneficial.
  • The ability to deliver to deadlines and take a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent communication skills and a personable nature, to support relationship building with stakeholders and cross functional teams.
  • Experience of working collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams; including research & analytical chemists, project teams and operational colleagues.

Key Words "Synthetic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Senior Synthetic Chemist, Senior Chemist, Medicinal Chemist, Pharmaceutical, R&D, Research and Development, Pharmaceutical Development, Product Development, Process Improvement, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge"

Please apply online or call Katie-May Kress on 0203 0964711 for more information

22/12/2021 16:26:21
GBP 45000 55000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Katie-May Kress

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