Senior Synthetic / Process Chemist

Job Title: Senior Synthetic / Process Chemist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-11-30
Reference: BH-89293-3
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 30, 2018 14:54

Job Description

 Senior Synthetic / Process Chemist - Pharma - Hertfordshire - Permanent

A new role has arisen available for a Senior Synthetic / Process Chemist to join the Chemistry team at an Global Pharmaceutical Company in Hertfordshire. The role will involve taking lead on the scale up of multi-step synthetic reactions from lab to pilot scale.


    • Designing, optimising and performing complex chemical synthesis
    • Process scale up of chemical reactions following GMP regulations
    • Reviewing complex data for existing processes and making recommendations on process improvements
    • Isolating and analysing compounds using various chromatography techniques
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Work closely with R&D, Production and QC team to ensure methods are developed and implemented in time to meet project/customer deadlines

              • Degree or PhD qualified in  Chemistry with experience designing complex chemical synthesis
              • Process scale up experience up to multiple kg
              • A good knowledge of analytical instruments such as HPLC, NMR and LC-MS

                If you feel you would be suitable please apply now, a member of the NES team will be in touch with all relevant applicants. 

                Keywords: Synthetic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Process Chemistry, Scale up, API Synthesis, Pilot Plant, GMP, Pharmaceutical, Drug Development