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Synthetic Chemist

LiCa Scientific Recruitment
Newbury, Berkshire (GB)
Closing date
20 Aug 2022

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Chemistry, Synthetic Chemistry, Organic Synthesis
Contract Type
Full Time
Accreditation Requirements
Not specified

Job Details


Synthetic Chemists


Based in Newbury, Berkshire


Competitive Salary


Permanent Role


Role Summary:


We are currently working with a company based in Newbury who are a global supplier of chemicals to a wide range of industries including pharmaceutical, life sciences and diagnostic sectors. They specialize in the production of carbohydrates, nulceosides, enzyme substrates and biochemicals.


They are looking for synthetic chemists to join their synthesis team and develop the chemistry for their products.


What You’ll Do:


  • Design and develop chemistry for custom synthesis products and catalogue products Carry out and accurately record characterization and data analysis Work efficiently in the laboratory to meet deadlines Prepare written reports for internal and external use Perform all laboratory work in a safe manner and comply with all regulations and adhere to company policy Share basic maintenance and housekeeping duties of laboratory equipment and chemistry laboratory areas


Your Background:


The ideal candidate will at minimum have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in organic chemistry with some experience of synthesis, and knowledge of a wide range of synthetic techniques.


They will have a strong mechanistic understanding of organic chemistry and be self-motivated, proactive, and well organised. Teamwork and communication are key skills in this role.


There are multiple roles for this position from BSc to PhD level.



Our client offers a competitive package including flexible working, cycle to work scheme and annual bonuses paid at the company’s discretion.



On this occasion LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment business



We are a specialist scientific recruitment agency, which has been operating since 2016 working within chemistry skill fields.
Our client base is fine chemical and pharmaceutical companies. Our main specialisms lie in analytical, commercial, formulation, production and synthesis chemistry functions.   

Our company mission, is to match scientists with organisations based on technical, career or life goals, for the benefit of the individual candidate and client company. This results in reduced staff turnover for companies we work with and greater satisfaction amongst the people we place who go on to perform all the better in their roles.

We are highly specialised in finding the right scientist for the right role, while working in the most supportive and professional manner for all concerned.

This involves both on-market and off-market scientists and broadly we see the market as having four areas to it, which advertising, job board searches and general approaches you receive will only ever provide 25% of.

We offer that 100% access which means if someone is out there and available we can engage with them; whether they are actively on the market or not. 

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+44 161 443 4173
Stockport Business and Innovation Centre
Broadstone Road

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