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Scientist III

Kelly Services
Emeryville, CA 94662
**Scientist III**

**Location** : Emeryville, CA


Kelly Science and Clinical is seeking a Chemist with experience in the scale up and scale down of chemical synthesis and purification processes. This is a direct hire opportunity located in Emeryville, CA. This position requires experience in synthetic organic chemistry, solvent extraction, ion exchange, adsorption/desorption, filtration, and crystallization. A successful candidate will be able to utilize various analytical techniques such as NMR, GCMS, GC-FID, LCMS, and GPC generating data to characterize impurity profiles as well as identify molecular and surface interactions for the synthesis and purification of target bio-derived products. Experience in polymer chemistry is a plus. It will be necessary to interpret data through risk assessment for scale up of processes and ensure they can meet projected volume requirements, product specifications and customer expectations. Strong communication skills are necessary to provide recommendations along with supporting data to cross-functional teams. Collaboration is key to successfully moving projects forward with safety as a priority for all Purification and Chemical Process Development activities.


+ Personally, responsibility for individual as well as co-worker safety and maintaining safety as the highest priority by supporting and reinforcing procedures and policies as part of a safety-first culture.

+ Application of chemistry concepts to chemical synthesis, purification process design, problem solving, and development based on best practices.

+ Characterization of bio-derived process streams, determine fate of impurities including mass balances for unit operations.

+ Design experimental plans to generate meaningful data for process solutions and predictive models.

+ Hands on performance of laboratory and piloting equipment.

+ Develop scale up and scale down processes for evaluation and process optimization.

+ Generate SOPs, Reports and Technology Transfers.

+ Meet target deliverables within specifications and timelines.

+ Provide process strategies and communicate success probabilities to stakeholders.


+ Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline, with an emphasis on organic chemistry.

+ 4+ years of relevant industry experience.

+ Proven experience with chemical synthesis purification techniques including column chromatography, ion-exchange, filtration, and crystallization.

+ Experience developing scalable processes, including tech transfers to pilot scale and manufacturing.

+ Experience with predictive modeling of scale down processes.

+ Team oriented, self-motivated, able to communicate effectively with excellent documentation skills.

**Apply today!** For Immediate consideration, email your resume to

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-18

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