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Sr. Synthetic Organic Chemist

  • Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Performing multistep organic synthesis and analysis of small molecules
  • Purifying compounds by preparative Thin Layer Chromatography and flash column chromatography
  • Executing product manufacturing according to established procedures, record the data, interpret results and validate the quality of data
  • Utilizing traditional synthetic chemical techniques, execute routine chemical procedures involving organic chemistry, HPLC, TLC  and MS analysis of chemical compounds.
  • Working safely and in compliance with all applicable federal and local regulations, following written or electronic procedures and monitors quality control
  • Ensuring products are manufactured on time.
  • Supporting general lab functions, maintenance of equipment, product quality, packaging, on-time delivery of products, ensure cleanliness of workplace and good general laboratory techniques
  • Properly operating NMR, GC, HPLC, and LC-MS instruments
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of the manufacturing methods
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time.
Basic Qualifications:

  • MS degree in chemistry
  • 2-3 years' lab experience

  • Ph.D. in chemistry
  • 1-2 years' of lab experience
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • May work with 14Carbon or 3H (Tritium) labeled materials
  • Requires knowledge of organizational principles, chemical processes, inventory control systems, 5S, lean manufacturing;.
  • The candidate should have a good familiarity with synthetic chemical equipment and modern analytical tools such as NMR, HPLC, and LC-MS equipment. 
  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, prior experience with SAP or similar ERP systems an asset.