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Synthetic Chemist, North West UK

Job Title: Synthetic Chemist, North West UK
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: c£25,000
Reference: LiCa 1709
Contact Name: Louise Hall
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2017 16:50

Job Description

We are hiring for an experienced synthetic organic chemist for our client in Manchester. We’re seeking someone who can join with a strong background in synthetic organic chemistry. Our client is a successful and well established chemical company with a multinational footprint.

What you’ll do

You will be responsible for planning and executing synthetic organic chemistry related projects, and this will involve project management, customer interaction, working to agreed timelines and deadlines and working in a very self-directed manner on your own projects with accountability to senior management. You will be focussed primarily on projects related to scale up of synthesis processes, mg-to-gram / gram-to-kilo / kilo-to-pilot or production. This will involve a variety of chemical reaction processes depending on the project with inherent challenges in route identification and scale up of processes from small to large.

Your background

You will be qualified to PhD and must have a record of post-PhD achievement. We are ideally seeking someone who can bring experience of or ability to lead their own projects and participate in customer interaction with a record of delivery of challenging chemistries to their clients.

We are additionally seeking good communication and time management skills, ability to take on multiple projects, and ability to motivate others.  

Salary details are available on request and competitive, please indicate your current earnings or earnings history in your application.

On this occasion, LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment agency.