Process Scientist

Scantec Personnel Limited
£27000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits £4000 shift allowance
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Role: Process Scientist Location: Oxfordshire Salary: £27,000-£32,000 £4,000 shift allowance. Shifts: 4 on 4 off days - 12 hour shifts Scantec Scientific Recruitment have a fantastic opportunity for a Process Scientist to join an API development pharmaceutical company in Oxfordshire. Working between the laboratory and production you will oversee the smooth transition of processed to the cGMP plant, effectively troubleshooting processes at the multi-Kg scale The Role: - Design and conduct experimental studies to generate the results required to keep production moving - Review preparative methods with the laboratory team, and to confirm process operations will transfer to production at scale. - Advise the project team on modification that may simplify operations - Review draft batch sheets and use tests to confirm the planned processes and materials will deliver the expected outputs - Be a technical expert to provide solutions to common processing issues when they arise in production - Co-ordinate and gather information from the project team in the event of process failure; formulate plans to investigate and solve the problems The Candidate: - Ideal candidate will be degree of PhD qualified in Chemistry or Synthetic Organic Chemistry - Previous experience of process development is essential - You will have experience in production and process development in batch chemical and/or pharmaceutical manufacture - You will have the ability to solve complex chemical problems collaborativelyScantec is the 3rd Largest Technical Agency in UK - "Recruitment International Magazine 2015" and specialises in the Manufacturing, IT, Technical, Engineering and Scientific Sectors. Scantec provide highly qualified and experienced personnel in a compliant and professional manner on both a permanent and temporary assignment basis. Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don’t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website. This job was originally posted as