Syngene International | Research Associate – Discovery Chemistry

About Syngene

Incorporated in 1993, Syngene International Ltd. is an innovation-focused global discovery, development, and manufacturing organization providing integrated scientific services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, nutrition, animal health, consumer goods, and specialty chemical industries around the world. Syngene’s clientele includes world leaders such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Baxter, Amgen, GSK, Merck KGaA, and Herbalife. Its innovative culture is driven by the passion of its strong team of scientists who work with clients from around the world to solve their scientific problems, improve R&D productivity, speed up time to market and lower the cost of innovation.

Designation: Senior Research Associate – Discovery Chemistry

Job Location: Hyderabad

Department: Discovery Chemistry

Job Purpose: The purpose of the role is to perform reactions following Syngene safety norms. Documenting the observations in relevant lab notebooks or e-book as per the principle of ALCOA+

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform synthetic chemistry reactions, reaction workups, purification of the compounds by column chromatography, crystallization, re-crystallization techniques, preparative TLC, and operating lab equipment
  • Ensure that the samples generated during the course of synthesis are given for analysis and record subsequent results obtained and update the supervisor/group leader on the progress of synthesis and ensure samples are packed appropriately for shipment
  • Record the observations of experiment/reaction, results, utilization of resources, and other activities related to the reaction in the laboratory or e-notebook following guidelines and in a timely manner and ensure that the same is handled safely and confidentially.
  • Ensure that the instrument/equipment’s are calibrated, undergone preventive maintenance, and are kept clean before use and in case of any breakdown, report to maintenance immediately
  • Ensure that they know the MSDS of the chemicals they are handling and aware of emergency response procedures in case of accidental spillage, leakage or fire and ensure proper waste segregation as per EHS norms
  • Attend all mandatory training and update training records as and when training is completed
  • Ensure confidentiality at all times
  • Prepare SOPs/IOPs/EOPs/OCPs when any new lab activity is identified or existing one requires updating
  • Any other lab responsibilities as indicated by the EHSQ team member/supervisor/group leader.
  • Attend training on environment, health, and safety (EHS) measures imparted company
  • Follow environment, health, and safety (EHS) requirements at all times in the workplace ensuring individual and lab/plant safety

Educational Qualification: MSc (Chemical Sciences)

Technical/Functional Skills:

  • Should be familiar with concepts of chemical synthesis
  • Familiar with operations of relevant apparatus – instrument/equipment.
  • Good Knowledge of analytical techniques and analytical data interpretation.
  • Good communication skills

Experience: 01 to 08 years

Behavioral Skills:

  • Able to work follow instructions and perform the tasks under the supervision of the project leader
  • Fair interpersonal skills

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