Chemistry vacancy at Dr. Reddys

M.Sc./PhD Chemistry vacancy at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories

Opening at Dr. Reddy’s for tech lead – API process development.

M.Sc/Ph.D. Chemistry vacancy at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories. Find the complete details below.

Company’s Name: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratory

Company Profile:

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The company was founded by Anji Reddy, who previously worked in the mentor institute Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited. Reddy’s manufactures and markets a wide range of pharmaceuticals in India and overseas. The company has over 190 medications, 60 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for drug manufacture, diagnostic kits, critical care, and biotechnology products.

Location: Hyderabad

Department: API process development

Qualification: M.Sc/ PhD Chemistry

Experience: Minimum of 10 years

Key Skills: Process Development, Process Validation, API, Drug Development, Bulk Drugs

To develop safe, scalable, cost-effective processes for a variety of APIs, preferably with the QbD approach.

Key Responsibilities:

Route screening and execution:

Evaluate literature and data to summarize the route selection strategy and identify challenges.

Screen, Validate & Execute route for APIs and identify challenges – Propose alternatives & finalize the cost-effective, efficient, and preferably green RoS

Monitoring & reviewing the progress of the project, coaching and mentoring the R&D teams by developing their capability and ensuring knowledge sharing

Process Development & Scalability (Process Validation) :

Drive process development vide planning and execution of Experiments for HPTs to maximize yield, reduce waste, and develop safe and robust scalable processes across multiple projects, adopting the QbD approach.

Integrate chemistry and Unit operations towards developing scalable and robust processes and ensure compliance by the execution team in terms of QbD elements & Safety.

Participate in tech transfer and monitor the progress of plant performance as compared to lab performance for multiple projects – Anticipate & address issues in batch failures, reprocessing, rework and support the generation of deviation reports and plant investigations, as a part of cross-functional teams.

Formulation and Regulatory Support

Providing the chemistry inputs to the design strategy for the formulation, study of the compatibility of excipients with APIs, helping scientists to address the queries to the regulatory authorities/customers, helping team to synthesize extremely challenging impurities and preparation of degradation pathways along with the teams

Intellectual Capital Development:

Support intellectual capital development related to products and processes and assist the creation of relevant materials and support documents to pursue patents.

Participate in scouting and executing new technologies and innovative solutions.

Coaching & Mentoring:

Provide proactive technical guidance to API R&D product teams on execution issues. Coach API R&D product team members by providing technical guidance on complex execution issues related to area of expertise- Periodically impart training on critical/complex technical areas to enhance teams skills and performance


  • M.Sc/Ph.D. in Chemistry, with a minimum of 10 years of relevant industrial experience in API Process Development.
  • Developed and delivered at least 4 projects and have guided the development of minimum 5 processes as a whole.
  • Proven record of having published and presented research papers in reputed journals / international forums.
  • Strong understanding of pharma drug development process, GLP and GMP
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to develop and build relationships with internal clients and engaged them on key aspects of sourcing and saving projects
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and project simultaneously

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