WuXi AppTec

  • Senior Scientist of Process Research & Development (PRD)

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    Pudong District, Shanghai City / Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province


    • Capable of literature search and synthetic route design
    • Risk assessment and troubleshooting during project planning and execution
    • Lead a group of process R&D scientists and manage at least 2 projects throughout process R&D and manufacturing
    • Participate quotation for request for proposal
    • Keep tracking on the progress of all the projects including project planning, problem solving and on-time delivery to ensure the success of all projects
    • Cooperate with multiple function teams in integrated drug discovery service with focus on API development & manufacturing
    • Provide innovation during process R&D
    • Prepare documents of process R&D reports, mater batch record and final campaign report
    • Familiar with plant operation and GMP guidelines and instruct process chemists to coordinate the production work involving QC, QA, procurement, logistics, operation teams, etc.
    • Responsible for equipment reservation and raw materials ordering & tracking for lab R&D and plant production
    • Serve as key contact person for communication with clients including but not limited to teleconference meetings. email communications and written updates
    • Train and coach subordinate scientists on organic and process chemistry
    • Compliance of company SOP including subordinate


    • PhD. in organic or medicinal chemistry
    • 2 years’ process chemistry experience
    • Thorough knowledge of synthetic organic chemistry
    • Working knowledge of analytical instrumentation and methods, chemical literature, Office and ChemDraw software and literature searching
    • Good verbal and written communication in English
    • Demonstrated work ethic, sound judgment, excellent oral and written communication skills and teamwork spirit


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