Manufacturing Chemist


: $93,095.00 - $153,480.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering


  • The manufacturing Chemist is responsible for the manufacturing of proprietary chemical reagents used in oligonucleotide production in large scale under GMP compliance
  • Records operating data such as process conditions, test results and instruments readings and draws in-process samples for analysis
  • Conduct analytical testing of manufactured reagents using HPLC, LCMS, FTIR, UV and NMR techniques
  • Review manufacturing records for accuracy and completeness in accordance with GMP
  • Operates and maintain process equipment and provide recommendations for performance improvements
  • Follow SOP and approved direction to clean equipment used in processes, maintain equipment daily log, assist in disposing chemical waste generated in the manufacturing
  • Work on processes optimizations and scale up activities. Create, modify and update production documents when needed
  • Participate in NPI activities including process validation campaigns and work with Process Development Group to ensure smooth transition of new products and processes to production. Perform post-validation updates of manufacturing documents
  • Actively contribute to team discussion, project planning and project execution
  • Oversee a variety of complex operations and duties in a production environment
  • Prepared and reviewed technical documents include manufacturing batch records, analytical methods, raw material specifications, SOPs, validation protocols and reports, investigation reports, change controls, qualification of starting materials and vendors
  • Work with QS to create planned process deviation (PDR) and to manage non-compliance through NCR process


Education or Experience (in years):

  • Bachelor s degree with 2+ years of related work experience in Chemistry or Chemistry Engineering OR
  • Master s degree in Chemistry or Chemistry Engineering field with 0-2 years of related work experience.
  • Experience in chemistry manufacturing or R&D

Knowledge and skills:

  • Self-motivated individual to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to effectively organize, multitask and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to follow established SOPs, worksheets and general knowledge of GMP guidelines
  • Practical knowledge of analytical techniques and equipment such as UV, NMR, HPLC and LCMS
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing system (documentation, compliances, inventory control, production scheduling/ control)
  • Practicing good safety alert and maintaining safe working environment. Strict adherence to the Personal Protective Devices and equipment policy
  • Proficiency in handling of various chemicals and performing chemical reactions in large scale (5-22L flasks and 5-50 L reactors)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Physical requirements include ability to lift 50 lb and work in chemistry manufacturing environment
  • Basic knowledge of ERP SAP including steps confirmation and inventory levels
  • Basic knowledge with Agile document control system, including creation and submission documents in Agile

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Must be able to perform medium work (as referred to code of Federal Regulations 404.1567) lift up to 50 lb with frequent lifting or carrying to 25 lb objects

The statements in the description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skill for this job

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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Associated topics: chemical, chemical engineering, coatings, nutrition, pha, plastics, polymer, polymer synthesis, polypropylene, polyurethane * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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