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Senior Synthetic Chemist


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Senior Synthetic Chemist Based in Newbury, Berkshire Competitive Salary Permanent Role Role Summary: We are currently working with a company based in Newbury who are a global supplier of chemicals to a wide range of industries including pharmaceutical, life sciences and diagnostic sectors. They specialize in the production of carbohydrates, nulceosides, enzyme substrates and biochemicals. What You’ll Do: * Design and develop chemistry for custom synthesis products and catalogue products * Carry out and accurately record characterisation and data analysis * Work efficiently in the laboratory to meet project deadlines * Prepare written reports for internal and external use * Perform all laboratory work in a safe manner and comply with all regulations and adhere to company policy * Supervision of junior chemists in the laboratory * Provide support and training for major equipment in the laboratory. Your Background: * A PhD chemist, or equivalent, with 5 years industrial experience * Knowledge of a wide range of synthesis techniques * Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills * Experience of supervising junior staff * Experience within carbohydrate, nucleoside or large scale synthesis would be advantageous but not essential * Self-motivated, proactive and well organised Our client offers a competitive package including flexible working, cycle to work scheme and annual bonuses paid at the companies discretion. On this occasion LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment business
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