Process Chemist


Morton Grove, IL


Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Devise, execute and optimize processes to manufacture API's and intermediates
  • Assure safe, environmentally responsible, economically viable chemical processes
  • Establish a basis for scale-up
  • Improve existing processes
  • Provide technical assistance during pilot plant trials and full-scale production
  • The selected candidate will report to the Director of Process Development


  • Develop and perform chemical synthesis
  • Evaluate, quote, and verify customer technical packages
  • Research, discover, and select procedures for new products and improvements on existing products
  • Make fact-based decisions utilizing literature and analytical data as available
  • Execute chemical development against project timelines


  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals; and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups or managers, clients, customers and the general public
  • Ability to perform complex organic synthesis and suggest appropriate modifications
  • Education/Experience: BS (8 yrs), MS (5 yrs), or PhD (2 yrs) in Organic Chemistry with the indicated amount of industrial process chemistry experience (in parentheses) in a Pharma or CRO/CMO setting
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