Process Chemist

Malta  |  €24,000 - €26,000 

Our client, an international Pharmaceutical Company, is recruiting for a Process Technologist to report to the R&D Department. Duties here will include;

  • Design and Optimization of processes in R&D and Kilo Lab.
  • Prepare reference standards of starting materials, intermediates, active ingredients and impurities.
  • Perform statistical design of experiments in order to optimize process parameters and identify critical process parameters.
  • Perform in process controls by analytical techniques such as Thin Layer Chromatography, GC and HPLC.
  • Perform analysis of Starting Materials, Intermediates and Active Ingredients by typical laboratory techniques including chromatography.
  • Read scientific literature and patents and establish freedom to operate conditions.
  • Assist in the scale-up of new processes in Kilo Lab, Pilot Plant and Production Plant.
  • Writing the validation protocol and report of new processes being validated, or of those existing ones, being scaled up.
  • Perform stress testing and forced degradation studies of new APIs.
  • Calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment. 

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Have 2 years of experience in Process Chemistry (Lab and/or Pilot Plant) in the field of fine Chemicals, Agrochemicals, or Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
  • Be fluent in English, Maltese, Italian and/or Spanish will be considered as an asset
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, organisational skills, as well as show commitment and determination to learn and add value
  • Based in Malta

Education & Experience

Having a First Degree in Chemistry or Biology is a must, whilst a Masters Degree would be a plus

Job Reference: ZJ328

  • Primary job focus
    Science & Research
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Intermediate (1-3 years)
  • Employer industry
  • Languages
    English, Italian, Maltese, Spanish

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