Sr. Organic Chemist

  • location: San Diego, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $75,000 per year
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Sr. Organic Chemist

job summary:
We are looking for a Sr. Production Chemist, Organic Chemistry to add to a growing team. This position is responsible for assisting senior staff in carrying out complex manufacturing processes and tasks involving a variety of laboratory methods, equipment and procedures/tasks according to established GMP, under the direction of senior staff.

location: San Diego, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 75,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies.
  • Effectively communicates with all support groups (inventory, quality control, planning and management).
  • Identifies and acts upon issues affecting departmental performance, Quality standards, and product quality.
  • Assists with the transfers of new products to manufacturing including validation of equipment and/or processes.
  • Draft and revise documents including SOP's, MRP's, spec's and QTP's
  • Plan, coordinate and direct the tasks of department staff
  • Initiate and lead Lean Initiatives and activities
  • Independently identifies opportunities for process improvements that result in significant savings of manufacturing costs. Develop and implements robust solutions in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Maintain records of laboratory activities and notebooks in a professional, accurate manner. Maintain records as per QSR, GMP and ISO guidelines
  • Operate equipment and conduct tasks in a safe manner, adhering to established guidelines and applicable regulations
  • Collaborate with supervisor/Manager to establish objectives, milestones, and timelines for completion
  • Ensure junior chemists are trained and qualified in manufacturing procedure and that training is properly documented.
  • Coordinate tasks and functions with other staff members in a cohesive, effective manner
  • As applicable participate in periodic reviews of component labor routings, material requirements, BOM's and manufacturing procedures. Ensure information is accurate and up to date
  • Coordinate and champion new product/process transfers and validations. Ensure required documentation is complete. Collaborate with R&D/Process Development to establish transfer timelines consistent with targeted introduction date
  • Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies.
  • Perform other duties & projects as assigned.
  • Master's degree in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, or equivalent and 2-4 of related experience in GMP environment required
  • BA or BS in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, and 4-6 years of related experience in a GMP environment or
  • Organic Chemistry (Organic Synthesis) is a must
  • Previous training and experience in the operation of lab equipment and use of lab chemicals and tools preferred.
skills: Chemistry, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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