Synthetic Research Chemist – temp employment 1 year (100%) | Stein

  • Location
    Stein, Argovia
  • Category
    Chemistry, Pharma, Biotech
  • Contract Type
  • Educational Requirements
    Bachelor / University of Applied Sciences
  • Industry
    Pharmaceuticals / Chemicals
  • External Reference

For our customer Syngenta Crop Protection AG in Stein / Aargau we are looking for a highly motivated, skilled:

Synthetic Research Chemist – temp employment 1 year (100%)

Purpose of the role

Your primary responsibility will be to organize and carry out the synthesis of novel target molecules, which can be used as fungicides or insecticides and to optimize synthetic routes. You will need excellent team working skills and the ability to work on your own initiative. You will have a Laborant/In education or a BS or MS in Organic Chemistry; industrial working experience is a benefit, but not a requirement.

Your challenges

  • Detailed planning of organic reactions, taking into consideration safe laboratory practice and careful risk assessment.
  • Safely performing organic reactions in the laboratory, using a wide range of synthetic and purification skills
  • Independently use appropriate analytical techniques to follow reactions (incl. TLC, IR, GC, LC)
  • Characterization of the nature and purity of synthesized products (1D-NMR, MS, IR, MPt, LC, GC, LC-MS, GC-MS)
  • Preparation of new analogues as well as optimization of chemical processes
  • Protocolling and reporting of results
  • Interacting and communicating in a divers and international professional environment

Your skills & experiences

  • Thorough knowledge of practical organic chemistry
  • Expertise in the use of standard and modern chemical laboratory equipment
  • Capable to perform multistep synthesis and to optimize reaction conditions
  • Excellent understanding of purification techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of common spectroscopic techniques
  • Basic skills with Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Good knowledge of English

Your contact

Herr Fabio Antonelli, Deputy Branch Manager, looks forward to answer your questions by phone +41 61 323 8187 or eMail.

You can apply directly online or by eMail

Please mention reference 138-FAAN-101848-16-EN in your application.