Organic/Medicinal Chemist in Fremont, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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  • Location:
    Fremont, CA
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a motivated, innovative and experienced organic/medicinal chemist. This is a hands-on bench scientist that will be responsible for developing Rare Reagents to support the R & D and Production with activities in product development.

The ideal candidate shall have wide range of specialized experimental techniques and skills in their application, exercise independent judgment in developing methods and techniques, strong capabilities of resolving issues in creative ways and advocating corrective action, excellent communication and interpersonal skills that cultivate collaborations for maximum efficiency.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BS (10 + years of experience) or MS (5+ years of experience) or a Ph.D (2+ years of experience) in Organic Chemistry
  • Requires in depth knowledge of Organic Chemistry synthesis and purification of organic reagents, chromatographic and spectroscopic analysis, documentation of results and procedures

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience as a synthetic organic or medicinal chemist in an industrial laboratory is preferred
  • Candidates must possess a strong background in the theory and practice of synthetic organic chemistry, possess excellent problem-solving skills and demonstrate a thorough understanding of synthetic methods and reaction mechanisms
  • Experience in drug conjugates synthesis and techniques
  • Must have expertise in the purification and characterization of organic compounds using applicable modern techniques
  • Proficient in the use of Excel, Powerpoint, ChemDraw and Scifinder
  • Experienced in the use of HPLC, LCMS, Automated purification systems, and UV-VIS
  • Proficient in the interpretation of NMR data
  • Experience working in a GMP environment

Volt is an equal opportunity employer