Process Chemist

Job Title: Process Chemist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Montrose, Scotland
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-10-18
Reference: BH-91812
Contact Name: Syeda Islam
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 19, 2018 11:36

Job Description

Process Chemist – Montrose – Contract – 12 months

Discovery and analysis of novel molecules is a crucial element in the production of life saving pharmaceutical products across all therapeutic areas. In order for high quality therapeutics to reach the market, the production of such ingredients is a detrimental factor and in support of this operation a world leader in global pharmaceuticals is currently requiring the addition of a Process Chemist to join their expanding team and offer their scientific expertise and technical skills.

Process Chemist Key Responsibilities:
  • Technical custodian of a chemistry process, providing a product/process specific technical point of focus for all functions on site relating.
  • Supporting the site Quality function to enable informed decision making on non-routine matters
  • Supporting the site Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) function to enable good practice and compliance with legislation
  • Supporting capital engineering projects to ensure adequate design and commissioning of new plant and processes
  • Supporting laboratory investigations and process improvement initiatives
  • Supporting the Commissioning and Validation of new and processes on plant (potentially in capacity as a shift chemist)
Process Chemist Key Requirements:
  • BSc/MSc/PhD in Chemistry
  • Expertise in conducting process validation and commissioning in a large scale plant
  • Experience working in a GMP environment, HSE regulations exposure would be beneficial
  • Extensive knowledge within Chemistry preferably synthetic or organic
  • Previous experience working independently in an process plant
  • Familiarity of technical process in order to work compliantly at all times
  • Conducting laboratory investigations to address technical issues
  • Strong attention to detail in experimental setup; capability to multitask and conduct multiple processes in parallel, good organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Good computing skills for data handling, reporting (written & oral) and experimental lab book write-ups
  • Quick to learn the use of relevant instrumentations
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new scientific areas and work across teams

This position is based on a 12 month contract and is immediately available. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and if successful you can expect a competitive salary package as well as the opportunity to join a world leader in global pharma.

Please contact Syeda Afsana Islam on 0161 942 4060 for more information on rates and applying.

Process Chemist – Montrose – Contract – 12 months