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Production Chemist I Organic Synthesis - Torrance, CA

Kelly Services


Location:
Torrance, CA 90509
Date:
07/16/2018
2018-07-162018-09-03
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**Production Chemist I Organic Synthesis, Torrance, CA**



**Shift:** 1st (must be flexible in hours)



**Job Overview:** The Production Chemist is responsible for completing tasks and assignments in accordance with established processes and methodologies, synthesize peptides, intermediates and perform processing from initial stage through purification and lyophilization to obtain the final product.



**Essential Functions:**




+ Checks reactor system for proper operation in accordance with SOP and/or operation manual

+ Under general supervision and direction, measures and mixes ingredients according to the BPR (Batch Production Record).

+ During processing, monitors chemical reactions (color and completeness of chemical reactions) and under general direction of supervision and/or senior Production Chemist personnel responds with appropriate actions to ensure proper processing.

+ Using established procedures (safety and process) and under general supervision, performs intermediate chemical processing steps.

+ Prepares sample solutions and buffers for purification.

+ Under general supervision, purifies peptides by using preparative HPLCs.

+ Conducts lyophilization process according to established guidelines.

+ Performs drying processes in accordance with established processes and procedures.

+ Reports any problems or issues regarding equipment used in processing to supervision and/or senior Production Chemist personnel.

+ Performs in-process checking of the fractions by using analytical HPLC and reports results to supervision and/or Sr. Production Chemist personnel.

+ Is responsible for maintaining high safety, housekeeping and cleanliness standards.

+ Performs any and all additional duties as required for this position.



**Job Requirements:**




+ Bachelor-level degree preferably Chemistry or other life science related disciplines.

+ 1-2 years industry experience with Orgnanice chemistry, synthesis, and purification

+ Safe handling of caustic and/or toxic chemicals.

+ The proper operation of applicable machinery and equipment (troubleshooting referred to senior PC or supervisory personnel).

+ Working knowledge and understanding of basic math.

+ The proper use of personnel protective equipment (PPE)



**For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call Toni at 714.971.0721**






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providing you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant
projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help
advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000
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**AboutKelly Services** ****



As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect
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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
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