Head of Process Chemistry

Job location: Poland, Poznan
Ref no.: SEL/071

 

Your main tasks on the position

At the role you will lead the team of Discovery Chemistry Process: you will be in charge of developing, optimizing, and scaling synthetic routes to compounds for in vivo efficacy/non-GMP safety studies up to 100g scale and providing Discovery Chemistry department with synthesis of key advanced intermediates up to Kg scale.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving for synthetic and scale-up issues
  • Developing of new synthetic pathways
  • Optimizing reaction conditions and purification methods from mg-s up to Kg scale
  • Analysis of results, solving complex problems, documenting and presenting conclusions
  • Management and development of  group of synthetic chemists
  • Preparation of SOPs relative to safety and compounds synthesis, purification and storage
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams
  • Preparation of internal reports, presentation for teleconferences, if needed
  • Leading by example

 

Your background should include:

  • Ph.D. degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry with min. 5 years of experience in scale-up in industrial setting or M.Sc. degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry with min. 10 years of experience in scale-up in industrial setting
  • A broad and up to date exposure to synthetic organic transformations and reaction mechanism understanding
  • Strong hands on experience in the lab
  • Demonstrated creativity and a desire to solve challenging and complex problems
  • A high level of initiative and self-motivation
  • Ability to multitask and experience collaborating across disciplines
  • Broad interests and willingness to take on relatively undefined challenges
  • Strong awareness of safety rules in working environment

 

As standard You will receive benefit package, which consists of:

  • Work in a team of highly-qualified and experienced professionals
  • Opportunity for a rapid career development
  • Participation in challenging and ambitious projects
  • Package of benefits: private medical healthcare, Multisport Card, lunch subsidies, days with fruits, language classes refund
  • Possibility to take part in sports activities
  • Access to attractive infrastructure: fitness and spa zone in the building
  • Work in a dynamic Company with high perspective of growth and operating in innovative business sector

 

If you are interested please send your CV to career@selvita.com with referral number SEL/071, HEAD OF PROCESS CHEMISTRY. 

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