Senior/R&D Chemist – Synthetic Organic Chemistry – Chemical Industry – AYG Group – Hartlepool

AYG Group

Senior/R&D Chemist – Synthetic Organic Chemistry – Chemical Industry
AYG Chemical is currently assisting a leading Chemical Manufacturer to find a Senior/R&D Chemist due to business growth. This presents an excellent opportunity to join a company heavily investing in its future, offering room for professional development and career advancement.
Role Overview:
The primary focus of this role is on developing, designing, and executing projects centred around the synthesis of macrocyclic compounds.
Key Responsibilities:
* Conduct literature searches and laboratory experiments to explore innovative processes, materials and techniques for potential integration into new product development.
* Scale up laboratory reactions to maximum capacity, develop Technology Transfer packs and collaborate with the QC department to establish analytical methods for in-process quality control and final product assessment.
* Act as a production “champion” during developmental trials within the production facility.
* Prepare monthly reports detailing R&D activities conducted in the laboratory.
* Maintain a high level of proficiency in the chemical processes utilised in Operations.
* Adhere strictly to housekeeping and safety protocols in both laboratory and office environments, ensuring cleanliness, tidiness, and spill-free conditions at all times.
* Uphold the company’s Quality, Health & Safety, and Environmental policies, with a focus on meticulous record-keeping, data management, and sample preservation.
* Demonstrate flexibility in fulfilling additional duties as required.
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
* Previous experience in macrocyclic chemistry is desireable.
* Ideally educated to PhD level; however, consideration will be given to candidates with extensive experience working with macrocyclic compounds within the chemical industry, holding MSc or BSc qualifications.
* Strong background in Organic Synthesis within the Chemical Indsutry
* Proficiency in conducting laboratory-based research and development activities.
* Familiarity with the transfer of R&D processes to manufacturing is advantageous.
* Strong understanding and application of good laboratory practices.
* Robust knowledge of modern organic chemistry principles and techniques.
* Demonstrated ability to establish and nurture effective working relationships, both internally and externally.
If you are interested in the role, please apply now for more information or reach out directly to Andrew Linskey, Principal Consultant at AYG Chemical.
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