Organic Synthesis Chemist

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Sep 07, 2017
Oct 07, 2017
Field of specialization
Catalysts, Organic, Pharmaceutical
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Chattem Chemicals, Inc. is part of Sun Pharmaceuticals, the 5th largest pharmaceutical company in the world.

Chattem Chemicals, Inc. manufactures a variety of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and performance chemicals used in consumer and industrial markets. Our products are used worldwide in an extensive range of custom formulated products and industrial applications such as chemical and pharmaceutical intermediates; as rheology modifiers in theprinting ink, coating and grease and lubricant industries; as  food additives; as proprietary catalysts and/or catalyst carriersand components in chemical foaming and acid scavenger formulations for the plastics industry; and our anionic surfactants are used in industrial and personal care as well as cosmetic applications.


* A strong organic chemistry background with the ability to plan and execute complex syntheses is required

* A Bachelor of Science degree, Masters Degree preferred, with 2-3 years experience in organic synthesis, preferably the pharmaceutical field

* API synthesis and scale up experience preferred

* Experience in cGMP synthesis a plus

* Good verbal, writing and communication skills

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