Project Chemist

Employer
Bachem
Location
Torrance, CA, US
Posted
Sep 28, 2019
Ref
546473901
Discipline
Science/R&D, Chemistry
Hotbed
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Your Responsibilities

The Project Chemist will work independently to achieve goal-oriented solutions in development for

optimizing and troubleshooting of production processes in Liquid Phase and/or Solid Phase-synthesis.

This position will work in conjunction with the management of the production groups; and will coordinate

with other departments

Your Tasks
  • Work Independently to develop, optimize and troubleshoot projects
  • Collaborate with the planning department to plan the necessary resources in order to guarantee a smooth and efficient execution of projects with optimized utilization of all resources
  • Organization of procedures and coordination internally with other departments (R&D, QC, Services, etc.)
  • Create and update SOPs as needed
  • Prepare Development reports of outcomes
  • Present outcome/results of projects with stakeholders
  • Continual supervision/monitoring of working techniques, technologies and processes
  • Support for the (preventive) maintenance and responsibility for department owned equipment and infrastructure
  • Support in planning and implementation of investment projects to achieve higher capacity, compliance or new technologies
  • Timely information of the particular stakeholders about status and results of work and tasks in progress
  • Coordination of analytical work orders and control of the received analytical results
  • Coordination of investment and maintenance projects with the particular department
  • Professional application and assurance of different directives, regulations and instructions
  • Realize improvement opportunities for safety compliance
  • Follow good housekeeping in the work environment
  • Professional disposal of chemical waste
  • Responsibility for production equipment/assets


Your Profile
  • PhD
  • Master's Degree in Chemistry or a Science related field
  • Good knowledge of peptide/oligonucleotide chemistry
  • Minimum of 7 years in Organic Synthesis
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues
  • Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical and analytical problems
  • Ability to work independently and manage one's time
  • Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment


Preferred:
  • Experience with Master Control and SAP
  • Industry experience
  • Understanding of GMP according to ICH Q7


We Offer

You will be part of a motivated team overseeing the entire development cycle of respective APIs. If you are

looking for a new challenge and want to join a motivated team in an internationally renowned company,

you should seize this opportunity.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles