Scale-up Chemist08/01/2013 No Current Property Set
Competitive salary plus ability to participate in the company share option plan; Manchester, UK
Reporting to the Production Leader, you will be directly involved in the transfer of synthetic procedures from research scale to production.
You will be expected to communicate with the research chemists to ensure developing research procedures are compatible with scale-up to production, modify existing and future procedures to meet operating requirements and constraints as well as optimise costs, and develop medium scale production protocols to meet agreed product specifications.
Duties will include: maintenance of experimental equipment; preparation of starting materials via chemical synthesis; liaison with suppliers; development of QC protocols for starting materials, processes and products, operating production scale reactors.
You should have at least an MSc in Chemistry, proven synthetic chemistry experience, especially in the production and safe handling of air-sensitive and pyrophoric chemicals, strong IT skills including use of chemical drawing packages, and experience of working successfully in an interdisciplinary/cross-functional team. You should also have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and be able to change priorities at short notice and work to tight deadlines. You will need the ability to learn quickly and work both independently and in a team with minimum supervision.
Nanoco Technologies Limited is a leading nanotechnology company developing and producing fluorescent semi-conducting materials called quantum dots. Established in 2001, Nanoco was spun out of the University of Manchester Chemistry Department. Nanoco has grown rapidly by working in close collaboration with leading quantum dot application developers around the world.
This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of a dynamic environment where your contribution will earn full recognition and reward.
We are proud to promote an open culture, encouraging people to be themselves and giving their ideas a chance to flourish.
Qualified candidates should submit a CV and covering letter to:
Nanoco Technologies Ltd
46 Grafton Street
Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0161 603 7911 Web: www.nanocotechnologies.com
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Because of the changing nature of our business your job description will inevitably change. You will, from time to time, be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities as directed by management.