Lead GMP Chemist

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Dependent on experience
23 Aug 2019
20 Sep 2019
Debra Fong
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a senior GMP leading chemist looking for a new exciting opportunity?

We are currently looking for a Lead / Senior GMP Chemist to join a fast growing drug discovery company based in the Kent area.

As the Lead GMP Chemist you will be part of the company's new GMP manufacturing site, utilising your thorough knowledge of scale up, process safety and GMP to optimise processes.


Your duties as the Lead GMP Chemist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for all aspects of synthetic work, from reaction design, set up, analysis and work up. You will be performing challenging syntheses and purification, whilst giving sound guidance and mentoring in experimental techniques to more junior colleagues.

2. You will be recognised as one of the scientific GMP manufacturing experts and will share your knowledge with the team, contributing to problem solving, resolving complex problems and identifying contingency plans.

3. As the Lead GMP Chemist, you will be completing GMP records in accordance with the company's procedures or specific customer requirements. You will need to ensure work is carried out to correct regulations and that GMP is being adhered to at all times.

4. When required, you will also be responsible for effectively managing a variety of chemistry projects enabling them and their team to deliver against customer expectations. You will lead a team of chemists through the setting of clear project goals.


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

1. Hold a PhD in organic or medicinal chemistry or an MSc in Chemistry, with clear, demonstrable and relevant GMP manufacturing experience.

2. Proven industry experience in GMP manufacturing on scales of up to 5kg and beyond will be highly advantageous for this role.

3. You need to be able to work independently as well as in a team and be able to lead a team.

Key Words: Leading Senior GMP Manufacturing Scientist | Chemist | API | Drug Discovery | Organic | Medicinal | Synthetic

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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