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Organic Chemist with significant Scale Up/Process Development experience up to 20L scale

A vacancy has arisen for an Organic Chemist with experience of Scale Up/Process Development chemistry within our new Scale-up facility. 
Reporting to a Senior level, you will be expected to take a pro-active approach and work efficiently under minimal supervision. As a member of our team of experienced chemists you will be expected to deliver a first-class service to our clients and contribute to the growth and development of Key Organics. You will join a fantastic team of hard-working scientists with a strong track record of delivering successful projects. The ideal candidate will bring positivity, and possess excellent communication, team working and people skills and be computer literate. 
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Developing and optimising existing and new scalable processes.
  • Providing process optimisation from bench up to 50L scale (working consistently over 10L scale).
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate or PhD in Organic Chemistry.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a laboratory based manufacturing and industrial environment.
  • Sound knowledge of interpretating HPLC, GC, MS, and NMR analysis.
  • Practical experience of undertaking crystallisation studies and knowledge of interpreting DSC data would be desirable.
  • The successful candidate will need to be able to communicate directly with our clients. (e.g. Provide regular reports, delivery of teleconferences and face-to-face updates)
  • Work collaboratively and respectfully with other members of staff to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities.
  • Strong aptitude with laboratory bench scale experimentation and process development work.
  • Experienced in the use of computer software for literature searching and reporting (e.g. Reaxys, ELN).
  • Experience of working under high quality systems, ICH Q7 guidelines and/or in a GMP plant would also be desirable.
In addition to being in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, Key Organics offer a competitive salary and operates flexitime system (37.5 hr week). Additional benefits include pension, life assurance, group income protection, and cycle to work scheme. We also have access to a mental health support program. If you think you have what it takes to be a member of our team, please email us with a covering letter and CV to: [email protected]** No Agencies **

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