Job Description

Organic Chemist – 141012


Our direct client is one of the leading biotechnology product development company. They are currently in urgent need of an experienced Organic 

Chemist. This Contract role located in Fremont, CA .


Job Description:

This is a hands-on bench scientist position responsible for the synthesis of Rare Reagents to support R&D and production with activities in product development, product transfer, and product improvement. The ideal candidate shall have a range of specialized experimental techniques and skills in their application, excellent communication and interpersonal skills that cultivate collaborations for maximum efficiency.


Key Responsibilities:

Synthesis of small molecules and drug conjugates for in vitro diagnostic medical device products, including drug derivatives, linker arms enzyme conjugates, and immunogens.

Synthesize and purify compounds involving multistep synthesis from milligram-to multi-gram scale.

Plan and execute multiple reactions simultaneously.

Interpret and properly document results of various experiments and present the data at group meetings.

Perform other responsibilities to support the needs of the department as assigned.

Follow Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and good documentation practices (GDP) including lab notebook, SOP, MPI and other necessary documentation.

Comply with Design Controls, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) guidelines, which includes, for example, process validation.

Achieve a high level of productivity in the laboratory setting.

Maintain a safe, pleasant and efficient working environment.


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

BS (1+ years of experience)

Requires knowledge of synthesis and purification of organic reagents, chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques, documentation of results and procedures.

Must be able to analyze HPLC, LCMS and H1NMR data.

Experience in the use of HPLC, LCMS, automated purification systems.

Must be able to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists who need to communicate and cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Excellent organizational skills and a good team player with strong work ethic.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft word, Excel, Powerpoint, ChemDraw and Scifinder.


Interested in Applying?

We can’t wait to see your resume! Please apply below with your most current resume and anything else you’d like us to know about you (US work authorization, current location, etc..) Feel free to email Surya Prakash ( or call 408-715-1210 x 114