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Senior Process Chemist

  • Department: Development
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • We are seeking senior process chemists for our Shanghai site. Ideal candidates should be Ph.D. holders in organic chemistry with over 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry.

  • Key Responsibilities:

    • Coaching of junior chemists and interns


    Project Management

    • Manage project from technical prospective
    • Attend conference call with customers and Swiss colleagues
    • Draft and review of project reports and campaign reports


    Lab Work and Maintenance

    • Process research, development and troubleshooting of processes to be carried out in CGAM Shanghai, including technical transfers
    • Perform synthesis and purification of impurities
    • Perform experiments in new Hipo Lab environment
    • Perform Kilo Scale preparation
    • Documentation and report of experimental results


    GMP activities

    • Preparation and review of MBR
    • Support process validation and perform associated activities (e.g. PAR study, risk analysis)
    • Support cleaning validation
    • To perform Use tests


    Process and lab Safety

    • Support process safety risk analysis, participate in HAZOP
    • Perform Lab maintenance to keep labs in safe and good 5S conditions
    • Support and perform deviation investigations



    • Holder of PhD degree in organic chemistry or related field, experienced master degree holder with excellent English can be considered
    • With over 3 years of experience in process development (master > 6 years of experience plus very good English)
    • Good written and verbal English, can participate in conference call in English
    • Good understanding in GMP and ICH guidelines
    • Be able to work independently and drive collaborative projects forward by drawing conclusions and communicating recommendations to the project team
  • CARBOGEN AMCIS is a leading service provider in the area of product and process development, including the commercial production of active ingredients for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. We have 4 facilities across Switzerland (Aarau, Hunzenschwil, Bubendorf, and Vionnaz), as well as locations in Riom (FR), Manchester (UK), Shanghai (CN) and Veenendaal (NL). Our success is based on the high professional and personal competence of our employees. Learn more about careers opportunities at CARBOGEN AMCIS at:

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CARBOGEN AMCIS (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
No. 69 Shungong Road
Shanghai Chemical Industry Park
Shanghai 201507
Tel. +86 21 6712 1166