Onyx is now licensed to manufacture commercial API from our UK facility

Synthetic Organic Chemist

We are looking for a synthetic organic chemist to work in our laboratories in Sunderland. The work involves practical organic synthesis on scales ranging from milligrams to kilos and a list of the main duties are outlined below:

  • Carry out projects including process research and development and synthesis of final products.
  • Interpret a wide range of analytical data.
  • Ensure standard operating procedures are followed at all times.
  • Completion of weekly and final reports.
  • Participation in teleconferences on a technical basis
  • Develop good communication skills, discuss and help resolve problems as they occur to reduce the impact on schedules.
  • Demonstrate good safety awareness, completion of COSHH assessments.
  • Maintain a good level of housekeeping at all times.
  • Be prepared to take on additional responsibilities as needed.
  • Reasonable overtime working as projects require.

Candidates should possess a BSc or PhD in organic chemistry and have an excellent knowledge of synthesis. Experience of Development Chemistry would be an advantage. You need to be self-motivated and able to run projects with minimal supervision. Good interpersonal skills, both written and verbal are essential for working with both customers and laboratory team.


Email – Nathan.lane@onyxipca.com

Onyx Scientific Ltd
Enterprise Park East
Sunderland SR5 2TQ

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