Crystallisation Scientist

GBP15 - GBP19 per hour
13 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity to join a World Leading Pharmaceutical organisation based in Kent working with state-of-the-art crystallisation techniques. This is a fantastic 12-month contract will provide the opportunity to gain unparalleled experience to further develop your experience within crystallisation.

Job Responsibilities

- Support crystallisation, isolation and drying process development activities of the group through laboratory experiments

- Conduct analysis of product samples for key physical properties including powder X-ray diffraction, optical microscopy, laser diffraction and other relevant techniques.

- Support of technical initiatives that may involve the design, installation, repair, and maintenance of specialized laboratory equipment.

- To adhere to all client standards in the areas of safety, housekeeping and quality, notifying management of any discrepancies. To remain in compliance with the company standards and training requirements.

- To plan own workload with reference to priorities set by the work lead.

- To clearly communicate issues, results and plans with project lead, in project meetings and with other team members.

- To keep an accurate up to date laboratory notebook including interpretation or results, conclusions and next steps

Education / Qualifications

- A 2:1 Chemistry or a related discipline is required. Additional qualifications (MSc, PhD) will be favourable.

Experience / Skills

- Has a strong knowledge of chemistry or chemical engineering with demonstrated strong performance in a laboratory setting.

- Works collaboratively with experienced staff to carry out experiments using automated lab reactors

- Ability plan own work effectively, summarize results from a series of experiments, identify trends and propose follow-up experiments

- Ability to communicate results at team discussions and through clear, concise written reports.

- Ability to maintain an accurate scientific notebook.

- Experience with the scale-up of chemical processes as well as PAT techniques are a plus.

- Good learning aptitude / ability to quickly learn new skills.

- Good team player, organised, accurate, have strong documentation skills.

Job Title: Crystallisation Scientist

Reference No: 235894

Location: Kent

Job Type: 12 month contract

Salary: GBP15-19/hour

Please apply to Laura Bruce, Consultant; ;

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