Organic Chemist


St. Francis, WI


1845: Senior Manager – Organic Chemistry, Research and Development

Our client. is seeking a full-time Senior Manager – Organic Chemistry, Research and Development person to join our U.S. based Custom Manufacturing Organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

Chemical Process Research and Development Management:

  • Evaluate new projects
    • Route of Synthesis (RoS) proposal and review
    • Feasibility assessments
    • Detailed cost analyses
  • Assist in batch record preparation
  • Supervise technology transfer as required
  • Contribute to developmental analytical methods (HPLC, GC, NMR, etc.) as required
  • Maintain, organize, and present experimental output
  • Author and review project-specific development reports

Technical Leadership:

  • Project Management for plant implementation of new processes, including:
    • Direct supervision of Project R&D Chemists
    • Coordinate R&D, QA/QC, and Production goals
    • Present project updates to management and customers
  • Provide technical guidance to RD personnel
  • Hands-on performance of thoroughly-documented chemical process experimentation
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current chemical literature
  • Investigate new technologies as appropriate

Functional Maintenance:

  • Maintain safety compliance with EHS and other departmental practices
  • Maintain laboratory workspace in an orderly and functional manner
  • Maintain regulatory compliance through practice and regular training
  • Ensure maintenance of R&D instrumentation in working order

Expected Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication abilities
  • Software use – especially Microsoft Office, ChemDraw, ELN
  • Proficiency with typical chemical process laboratory equipment and instrumentation
  • Familiarity with cGMP, OSHA, and EPA regulatory guidelines for an API environment
  • Familiarity with, and ability to use PPE - including a respirator as required
  • Experience in a CDMO environment is strongly preferred

Educational and Experience Requirements:

· PhD in chemistry with 10+ years of experience in chemical process development is preferred

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