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Organic Chemist - Temporary Contract

Job Title: Organic Chemist - Temporary Contract
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Lancaster
Salary: Competitive - details on request
Contact Name: Matthew Rollinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 17, 2020 15:20

Job Description

Organic Chemist


Temporary contact – 6 Months


Immediate / ASAP start




Our client is a large organisation in several Global Top-10’s for their business categories (Chemicals, Healthcare and Instrumentation). At their site near Lancaster, they produce Organics, Organometallics, Inorganics, and other speciality / bulk chemicals alongside Catalysts. They are recruiting for an Organic Chemist for a temporary contract of 6 Months to work on Organic Chemistry.


What you’ll do:

Working in the busy manufacturing laboratory up carrying out organic synthesis up to 20L scale, requires familiarity with organic chemistry at some scale, with usual purification techniques – crystallization, distillation, chromatography etc. Familiarity with the usual associated organic analytical methods. Good record keeping and good Environmental Health and Safety knowledge is also key

Your background:


We are seeking a PhD level or experienced MChem or a related field. You will have experience of synthesis within Organics and given the scales required for this role we anticipate candidates will have an industrial background, but inexperience could be ok.  


This role will work on an assignment via LiCa Scientific Ltd. On this occasion, LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment business.