Process Development Chemist

£25000 - £30000 per annum
Sep 09, 2016
Oct 07, 2016
Musa Kureshy
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Process Development Chemist to join a leading pharmaceutical company based in the Hertfordshire area. As the Process Development Chemist you will be responsible for developing new processes which are robust, eco-friendly, economical and suitable for scale-up from gram to kg quantities.


Your duties as the Process Development Chemist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Devising new processes, or refining existing ones, to optimise the manufacturing process and planning, carrying out and supervising process trials in laboratories, pilot plants or factories

2. Scaling up the production process via plant trials, making changes to raw materials or components and process parameters to ensure quality is maintained during large-scale production

3. Improving yields by reducing costs, for example investigating alternative materials or new machinery to improve efficiency and quality in bottleneck areas

4. Devising test methods to assess the production process, validating new processes and showing that they are an improvement and working with product pipelines at various stages of development


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Process Development Chemist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Chemistry related field

2. Proven industry experience in Strong knowledge of using HPLC, MS, GC, IR, UV, TLC & Wet chemical techniques, respective method developments and Validation as per ICH requirements and technology transfer of newly developed methods to pilot scale, both internally and externally

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with Knowledge of current GMP requirements, understanding of Lean/Six sigma and ASMF assembling knowledge

Key Words: Process / Development / Chemistry / Development Chemistry / Process Chemistry / Method Development / Method Validation / ICH / HPLC / GC / MS / IR / UV / TLC / Wet Chemistry / Technology Transfer / Pilot Scale / Gram to KG / Scale Up / Synthetic Chemistry

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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