Amar Chemistry Pvt. Ltd is constantly expanding its team of dedicated and expert scientists and currently has the following job openings:

Amar Chemistry is a growing chemistry contract research organization located in Kanjurmarg West, Mumbai – 400079, India. We have established a state-of-the-art lab, which includes, among others, multiple mass spectrometers and a 300 MHz NMR. We are currently looking for several motivated synthetic chemists to join our talented team.

Current Job Openings

Designation: Sr. Research Associate/ Research Scientist

Exp required:  M.Sc.- 5-10 years/ PhD freshers

Qualification: M.Sc./ PhD- Organic Chemistry

Job Description:

  1. Plan, setup, monitor, and workup chemical reactions independently
  2. Isolate product and Optimize reaction conditions for improved yields and output
  3. Purify compounds by different methods like Column Chromatography, Vacuum distillation, crystallization, etc.
  4. Characterization and identification of compounds using MS and 1H NMR
  5. Writing technical reports and data analysis, maintain a lab notebook
  6. Carry out literature search by using SciFinder and other search engines.
  7. Regular lab duties including equipment maintenance, chemical inventory, and lab cleanup
  8. Set multiple reactions per day independently
  9. Prepare client reports
  10. Participate in project meetings
  11. Mentor junior lab personnel
  12. Follow health and safety guidelines and safe working practices
  13. Independently make presentations for own work and present results
  14. Stay current with literature in the scientific area

Desired Candidate Profile

  1. Should be an M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry with at least 5-10 years of experience in synthetic organic chemistry preferably with a CRO company or a fresher with Ph.D. in organic chemistry
  2. Good oral and written communication skills
  3. Expected to follow core policies in Team Member Handbook & Chemical Hygiene Plan
  4. Experience in multi-step synthesis
  5. Good knowledge of Spectroscopy and Analytical techniques

Designation: GM-Operations

Exp required: 12-15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, especially with Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and/ or biotechnology

Qualification: Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry

CTC offered: Upto 50 lakhs p.a.

Responsibilities

Operations:

  1. Oversee end-to-end lab operations including scientists, purchasing, human resources, and finance.
  2. Utilize broad and innovative approaches to projects and exhibit collaboration with multiple functions, both internally and externally, for on-time and high-quality delivery of project goals.
  3. Function effectively as a Research Manager, Project Planner, Coordinator, Communicator, and Technical Expert.
  4. Effectively collate all work including technical plans/quotations, agreements, timelines, procurement and experimental reports.
  5. Provide technical advice to senior management on advances/developments within the scientific community.
  6. Align adequate resources with team leads to ensure timely completion and high-quality delivery.
  7. Clearly communicate Management Strategy to R&D Team and progress on the same, vice versa.
  8. Maintain the productivity of personnel in line with the business plan.
  9. Plan infrastructure and project requirements early on to maintain timelines for client projects.
  10. Conduct structured reviews of project team and take corrective measures to ensure delivery.

Business Development:

  1. Act as the main contact with external clients.
  2. Manage strategic relationships across a diverse group of internal and external resources including scientists, administration, clients, research institutes, and suppliers to facilitate smooth operations in R&D.
  3. Align deliverables of business and profitability growth to line up with business plan.
  4. Enable business funnel expansion through new clients and new projects from repeat clients.
  5. Interaction and negotiations with clients
  6. Keep track on the competitors and maintain critical knowledge about the developments happening in the organic synthetic chemistry, continuous or flow chemistry and green manufacturing space

Personnel Development:

  1. Develop and grow organically personnel within the organization and proactively engage in succession planning
  2. Manage organizational attrition (with special focus on Grooming and Retention of Talent Pool)

Compliance and Safety:

  1. Adhere to compliance requirements of the organization, the Team Member Handbook, training, and safety practices.
  2. Ensure labs and personnel are always maintaining chemical hygiene and safety by adequate training.
  3. Maintain business hygiene and be process-oriented.
  4. Keep teams up to date on training required including onboarding new employees.

Essentials:

  1. Deep knowledge of end-to-end state of art CRO lab operations.
  2. Strong synthetic organic chemistry is must requirement, flow/green chemistry, technical transfer and scale up skills in pharmaceutical/API and biotech research/industry and abreast of new advances.
  3. Ability to translate technical knowledge into tangible results for client projects.
  4. Strong business and financial acumen to align results to overall business strategy and company financial goals.
  5. The ability to develop a strategy from in-depth analysis.
  6. Proven success driving results and delivering return on investment to the company.
  7. Comprehensive functional skills and a result – driven approach.
  8. Strong Team Leadership Skills

Key Skills

Chemistry Lab Operations Skills, Pharma Lab operations skills, Business Development, Team Leadership

Desired Candidate Profile

Should have at least 12-15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, especially with Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and or biotechnology APIs in areas of Synthetic Organic Chemistry and Process Engineering/Technical Transfer/Scale Up. The ability to lead team is necessary, should have led large teams in past. The candidate should be Mumbai-based & well versed in English and Hindi.

Please send your application to info@amarchemistry.com to apply. Thank you!


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