Date added

22.10.21

Project Chemist

  • Department: Development
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Location: Manchester, UK
  • We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Chemist to join our PR&D team.

    As a Project Chemist, you will undertake chemical projects in a professional and safe manner in order to produce results to the required quality and within the time and cost budgets allocated by the company, oversee the overall scope of project delivery.

    You will work closely with team leaders and other colleagues in order to ensure that individual and company performance targets are met.

  • Main duties / Responsibilities 

    • Collaborate closely with other scientists to ensure completion of each project within allocated time and within budget
    • Support problem solving if any difficulties arise in the project
    • Continually assess the progress of each project and ensure that the customer is kept informed of the progress
    • Support and direct the work of Development and Kilo laboratory chemists to ensure that project targets are met
    • Ensure that the raw material requirements (quantity, quality, timing) for laboratory investigations and production operations are understood and organised
    • To present reports, both written and verbal, when required, to both customers and work colleagues
    • Contribute to the issuing of lab to plant transfer documentation, batch records, deviation and out of specification investigations.
    • Ensure planning of projects for vessel allocation requirements is communicated to the production department.
    • Ensure the purchasing requirements for projects are met and ensure is undertaken within the Quality system by ensuring a good knowledge of the ordering systems.
    • Provide assistance to the production department for any chemical processes which may require problem solving or the issuing of a deviation.
    • To work in a clean, safe and tidy manner adhering to company policy on 5S 
    • Communicate project objectives to relevant project team members within QC and Production department
    • Ensure all correct procedures are followed, work is to an appropriate standard, and make suggestions to help ensure they are maintained and developed

    Requirements 

    • 3 years relevant experience required, in particular experience of developing processes and transferring them to production plants.
    • Qualified to MSc / PhD in a Chemistry related vocation
    • Must be proficient in use of MS Office, particularly Word and Excel, chemical structure drawing and literature searching tools such as Chemdraw, ACD Labs and Reaxys
    • Self-motivated and passionate, with excellent communication skills
    • Relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
    • Ability to manage multiple complex projects

    Benefits

    • A dynamic work environment
    • Interesting possibilities to expand your technical knowledge
    • Competitive salary + benefits
  • CARBOGEN AMCIS is a leading service provider in the area of product and process development, including the commercial production of active ingredients for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. We have 4 facilities across Switzerland (Aarau, Hunzenschwil, Bubendorf, and Vionnaz), as well as locations in Riom (FR), Manchester (UK), Shanghai (CN) and Veenendaal (NL). Our success is based on the high professional and personal competence of our employees. Learn more about careers opportunities at CARBOGEN AMCIS at: www.carbogen-amcis.com/careers

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Alternatively, please send your C.V. & cover letter detailing the job reference, to:
CARBOGEN AMCIS AG
303 Clayton Lane
Manchester M11 4SX
United Kingdom
Tel. +44 161 223 3344