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Production Chemist

Employer
Obiter Research, LLC
Location
Champaign, Illinois
Salary
Up to $50,000 per year + benefits
Closing date
Jun 24, 2022

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Field of specialization
Organic
Work Function
Manufacturing
Job Type
Full time
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Job Details

 

Production Chemist

Job Description:

Position requires chemists to work on the production of intermediates in a variety of applications. This role will perform the production in a kilo lab setting using specific procedures and batch records under the guidance of the supervisor to ensure high-quality production. Chemical knowledge and troubleshooting skills are essential in this role. 

 

Hours:

- Full-Time, salaried, (40 - 45 hours/week), Monday – Friday

Requirements:

- Must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or a science related area.

- Must be able to handle 55-gallon drums and powdered bags up to 60lbs on a daily basis.

- Must be able to work in a multi-cultural team environment.

- Demonstrate organizational skills.

- Ability to multi-task and problem solve while still meeting required deadlines and working independently.

- Ability to walk and stand for long periods.

- Knowledge of Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

- Follow established company Standard Operating Procedures and Batch records in the production of an assigned process.

- Meet product development timelines. For some special cases, the chemist will need to stay till the reactions     finished.

- Operate production equipment such as 72 L to 200 L reactors, filters, and 20 L rotavaps and 50 kg mechanical centrifuge.

- Maintain a clean work environment by cleaning production labs, general production areas, equipment and glassware following specific procedures.

- Disposal of hazardous chemical wastes in a safe and environmentally correct manner according to local, state, and federal laws.

- Prepare reports as required for interim and final production levels for Production Manager.

- Ensure that all activities are conducted in a safe, healthy, and environmentally responsible manner by following safety protocols established by the company.

Benefits:
-
Matching 401K plan

- PTO Time

- Medical insurance

- Life Insurance policy provided by the company

Company

Obiter Research L.L.C. is a contract chemical research and manufacturing organization. We make custom compounds for the pharmaceutical, drug discovery, agrochemical and biotechnology industries as well as government and academic research institutes. We specialize in the design and synthesis of difficult organic compounds.

For complex, multi step synthesis, we find new ideas developed through collaboration and communication, free from organizational boundaries. Frequently, the right solution is not strictly in the chemistry, but the chemical engineering. Our in-house machine shop and glass blowing capability allows for custom equipment design and implementation to assure a successful completion of a project.
Our custom built 20,000 sq. ft. facility provides us with a total of six laboratory suites and 21 fume hoods including separate space and hoods for kilo scale production and analytical research and quality control.


Obiter Research L.L.C. has expanded beyond research, discovery and process development, and now performs kilo scale manufacturing up to a maximum of 1000 kg/month of specialty chemicals. 


 

Find Us
Website
Telephone
217-359-1626
Location
2809 Gemini Ct.
Champaign
IL
61822
United States
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