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Organic Medicinal Chemist

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Fremont, CA
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Job Title Organic Medicinal Chemist

Jobid US15TPSG_BH1427064

Location: Fremont, CA, 94536, USA

Description Fremont

Organic/Medicinal Chemist

Temp to Hire

The Clinical Diagnostics Division of Thermo Fisher Scientific is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and experienced organic/medicinal chemist to join the Research and Development R D department at Fremont, California. This 280,000 sq. ft. facility is a new, 85 million investment as a center of excellence for in vitro diagnostic medical device development, manufacture and commercialization in the heart of Silicon Valley. State-of-the-art laboratories are equipped with a broad array of HPLCs, mass specs and other analytical instrumentation. This is a hands-on bench scientist position responsible for developing Rare Reagents to support R D and production with activities in product development, product transfer, product improvement and production. 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.

Key Responsibilities: Design and synthesize protein conjugates and novel reagents for in vitro diagnostic medical device products, including drug derivatives, linker arms enzyme conjugates, and immunogens Synthesize and purify compounds involving multistep synthesis from milligram- to multi-gram scale Plan and execute multiple reactions simultaneously Interpret and properly document results of various experiments and present the data at group meetings Conduct, direct and troubleshoot potentially highly complex technical experiments to achieve department and company goals Perform other responsibilities to support the needs of the department as assigned Follow Good Laboratory Practices GLP and good documentation practices including lab notebook, MPIs, SOPs and other necessary documentation Comply with Design Controls, Good Manufacturing Practices GMP and International Organization for Standardization ISO guidelines, which includes, for example, process validation Work independently with little supervision Thorough documentation of experimental procedures - writing of reports and technical documents Achieve a high level of productivity in the laboratory setting, as well as being able to demonstrate the ability to resolve key project hurdles and assumptions by effectively using available information and technical expertise Maintain a safe, pleasant and efficient working environment.

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 Must be able to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists who need to communicate and cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency Excellent written and oral communication skills Excellent organization and strong project management skills 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

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