As the Chemical R&D Senior Scientist, you are responsible for demonstrating in depth working knowledge of scientific principles and leads the implementation of new methods/processes to solve problems. This role prepares and reviews summaries of observations and is capable of verbal and written presentations documented proficiently in laboratory notebooks to internal and external audiences. The incumbent will write and review SOPs, training modules, technical transfer documents, specifications, summary reports and technical reports to be sent to clients or used in regulatory filings and is responsible for ensuring complex technical information is well understood by team associates, management and clients. The position performs audits of laboratory work and reports and maintains a high level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature.
Solves synthetic problems with minimal supervision.
Executes synthesis activities from gram to multi-kilogram scale with minimal supervision.
Isolates and purifies products and intermediates by using standard laboratory techniques.
Designs multi-step synthetic processes from commercially available starting materials.
Optimizes conditions of proposed and designed synthetic routes.
Performs routine analytical procedures necessary for support of development activities
Performs routine maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment with supervision.
Writes project documentation (developmental reports and protocols) of medium complexity with supervision.
Establishes and coordinates activities at contract chemical and analytical laboratories, as required.
Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other relevant company training requirements.
Participates in IND, NDA, aNDA and sNDA process and completes associated documentation.
Leads and mentors associate scientist(s).
Embodies our company values, which are: be reliable, be caring, be transparent and be willing.
Requirements for the role
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related field required with minimum of 15 years' experience, OR
Master's degree in Chemistry or related field with minimum of 9 years' experience, OR
Doctoral degree with a minimum 4 years' experience.
How you will be rewarded
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid time off, bonus program, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, 24/7 employee assistance program, flexible work hours, and the opportunity for career training and development.
Why consider Sterling?
Sterling Pharma Solutions is a global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) with more than 50 years' experience in developing and manufacturing Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). This is complemented by Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) research and development bioconjugation services.
We are a fast growing, dynamic business with facilities in the UK and the US, where we employ more than 800 talented and passionate people who support our customers in bringing new medicines to market, improving and saving the lives of patients.
Our culture and our way of working is what really sets us apart as a business; we aim to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers and our employees. You can expect to be part of a supportive team, all working towards a shared goal: to deliver first-class science and service to our customers every day.
Sterling Pharma Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.