Process Chemist - Abzena

Process Chemist

Location: Bristol, PA
Area: Chemistry

The Process Chemist must have experience generating pursuit of synthetic and/or manufacturing goals to set new experimental directions. You must also have experience working on a multi-project team focused in early stage chemistry development. The successful candidate must have the following attributes:

  • The ability to design and conduct research, troubleshoot and solve problems arising during synthetic route/process development
  • Develop safe and efficient synthetic processes that can be scaled-up reliably and reproducibly adhering to EHS and regulatory guidelines
  • Identify opportunities in current processes for improvement/optimization and implement viable solutions
  • Able to manage the technical and strategic needs of their projects, demonstrate efficient handling of all aspects of the project and work productively with fellow scientists
  • Highly self-motivated, possess strong experimental skills, have excellent written and oral communication abilities, collaborate effectively on multidisciplinary teams, and be able to demonstrate flexibility in adapting to change in a fast-paced, dynamic research environment

This position required a BS/MS or PhD (preferred) degree in Organic Chemistry or Chemical Engineering and at least three to five years’ work experience as process research and development chemist in an industry laboratory. Responsibilities will include performing (multi-step) organic syntheses, documentation of experimental procedures, writing of reports and technical documents. Strong laboratory bench skills are required. Additionally, the candidate is required to have:

  • Proven track record of successful research in medicinal and/or process chemistry supported by publications and external presentations
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to work on the lab bench and knowledgeable of production scale processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Motivated, self-starter
  • Experience with commonly used analytical techniques such as NMR, chromatography, HPLC, LC-MS, and other wet chemistry techniques
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