This job has expired

Organic Chemist

CK Group
Closing date
23 Jul 2022

View more

Contract Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

CK group are recruiting for an Organic Chemist on behalf of a global Pharmaceutical CDMO to be based at their site in Middlesbrough on a permanent basis.

About the role:
This is a lab-based position, to join the R&D team. The main purpose of your role will be API process development.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Small molecule API research and development in accordance with ISO and cGMP standards.
  • Supervision of a small team of R&D technicians in the lab.
  • Overseeing day-to-day lab activities while reporting to project lead.
  • Carrying out chemical process including synthetic organic chemistry across a range of scales up to including kilo lab.
  • Complete laboratory manufacturing following batch records.
  • Supporting Pilot plant and manufacturing on site.
  • Process improvements.
  • Carrying out analytical measurements, e.g., NMR, HPLC, GC-MS, GC.
  • Organisation of laboratory work.
  • Laboratory supply management.
  • Support in the preparation and follow-up of internal and external audits.
  • Assistance in the implementation of production processes.
  • Collaboration in the creation and introduction of development reports / batch records, standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Carrying out all activities in compliance with the HACCP concept and in compliance with all relevant specifications.
  • Maintenance work on laboratory equipment.
  • Technical support on pilot equipment.
  • Raising deviations.
To be considered for the position you should have the following skills and experience:
  • Qualified to a minimum of BSc or MSc in Chemistry or a similar discipline.
  • Laboratory experience in synthetic organic chemistry.
  • Experience in CDMO process development.
  • Understanding of cGMP regulations desired.
  • Hands-on experience with laboratory analytical equipment such as NMR, HPLC, GC-MS, GC etc.
  • Knowledge of process development and separation technologies (e.g. distillation and chromatography).

The benefits:
Our client offers a range of employee benefits, including:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Future development opportunities

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 53457 in all correspondence.


Find the career you always dreamed of

We are the CK Group, the UK’s specialist in scientific, clinical and technical recruitment.

We have 4 brands:  

  • CK Science is the leading independent scientific recruitment consultancy.
  • CK Clinical is an established leader in the clinical research and drug development sectors
  • CK Technical specialises in jobs for Engineers and IT professionals
  • CK QLS finds roles for high calibre professionals working in the science and technology sectors in Switzerland.

Over the last 28 years we have found jobs for thousands of high calibre scientists in the scientific, chemical, waste, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. By working with us to find your next job, you will get access to the best scientific vacancies in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

We are proud to be working with 18 out of the world’s top 20 scientific organisations.

We can help you find your dream job.

Find Us
+44 (0)1246 457700
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
S41 9FG
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert