Synthetic Organic Chemist

  • Location:

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Healthcare

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £13 - £19 per hour

  • Job ref:

    BBBH127327_1602252707

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Role: Synthetic Organic Chemist x2

Location: Stevenage

Duration: 6 months (likely extensions)

Rate: Negotiable on experience



Help our client improve access to life-changing therapies that can transform human health
Our client are a global provider of technologies and services that advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. They have a rich heritage tracing back hundreds of years, and a fresh beginning since 2020.

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.


What you'll do

  • Use a range of synthetic chemistry's to produce fuctionalised membrane materials
  • Functionalise membranes with biological or chemical ligands for use in the next generation of affinity chromatgraphy applications, towards expansion of Fibro range of products
  • Work closely with Materials Scientists, Engineers and Biologists to support activities including chemical analysis, reactor design, device fabrication, reactor and applications testing
  • Take detailed lab notes and use these to write up accurate protocols and technical reports
  • Carry out and document COSHH and Risk Assessments


Who you are

  • Minimum MSc or equivalent in chemistry from an accredited institution, with modules including organic chemistry.
  • Experience carrying out a range of practical organic chemistry techniques in a laboratory environment is essential.
  • >1 years experience of synthetic organic chemistry working in industry (Chemical or Biotechnology) is highly desirable.
  • Experience or good working knowledge of chemical analysis techniques such as GC-FID, SEC-HPLC, Raman Spectroscopy is desirable.
  • Proven aptitude for problem solving, flexibility to adapt to changing project priorities, good attention to detail and a strong team player.

To apply please send your CV's in the first instance.


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