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Synthetic Chemist II

Job Title: Synthetic Chemist II
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LiCa2207a
Contact Name: Hannah Crawley
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 22, 2021 14:44

Job Description

Synthetic Chemist II


Based in Newbury, Berkshire


Competitive Salary


Permanent Role


Role Summary:


We are currently working with a company based in Newbury who are a global supplier of chemicals to a wide range of industries including pharmaceutical, life sciences and diagnostic sectors. They specialize in the production of carbohydrates, nulceosides, enzyme substrates and biochemicals.


What You’ll Do:

  • Design and develop chemistry for custom synthesis products and catalogue products
  • Carry out and accurately record characterization and data analysis
  • Work efficiently in the laboratory to meet deadlines
  • Prepare written reports for internal and external use
  • Perform all laboratory work in a safe manner and comply with all regulations and adhere to company policy
  • Share basic maintenance and housekeeping duties of laboratory equipment and chemistry laboratory areas


Your Background:


  • Organic chemistry graduate or equivalent with 5 years laboratory experience.
  • A working knowledge of a wide range of organic synthesis techniques
  • A strong mechanistic understanding of organic chemistry
  • Self motivated, proactive and well organised
  • Able to work well as part of team
  • Able to communicate well both verbally and in writing


Our client offers a competitive package including flexible working, cycle to work scheme and annual bonuses paid at the companies discretion.


On this occasion LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment business