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Danaher Corporation Advanced Production Chemist - Organic Synthesis in Carlsbad, California

As a global leader in mass spectrometry, SCIEX delivers solutions for precision detection and quantification of molecules to help protect and advance the wellness and safety of all. Because of our 50 years of groundbreaking innovation, our customers can quickly respond to environmental hazards, better understand biomarkers relevant to disease, improve patient care in the clinic, bring relevant drugs to market faster, and keep food healthier and safer. At SCIEX, you’ll find a rewarding role that amplifies your impact on the world and helps you realize life’s potential.

SCIEX is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Plan and manufacture multi-step organic syntheses intermediates and products; maintain detailed documentation of experimental procedures and results through manufacturing batch records

  • Execute process validations and design changes to ensure successful transfer of new products from development to manufacturing or failure investigation of commercialized products

  • Independently prioritize work assignments and consistently demonstrate the ability to perform assigned tasks in a manufacturing setting

  • Operate and maintain all manufacturing equipment in a safe and productive manner per company safety policy

  • Maintain a high level of efficiency in the laboratory setting while following Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)

  • Keep accurate production and inventory records. Perform computer data entry and work order transactions (scrap, Oracle, etc.)

  • May assist with troubleshooting and problem solving of production issues and other bulk formulations jobs

  • May assists in writing process validation protocols and updates manufacturing SOPs to accommodate process improvements

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Organic Chemistry with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of proven experience in an industrial setting.

  • Strong Laboratory bench skills, including synthesis, purification, and analysis of organic compounds using HPLC (UV and MS detection), NMR, IR, GC, TLC, and elemental analysis.

  • Strong background in synthetic organic chemistry, modern analytical techniques, and excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Experience in cGMP Environment.

  • Experience with Process Validation, non-conformance investigation preferred.

  • Experience with performing organic reactions and formulations under inert/dry atmosphere, moisture-sensitive chemicals, and glove box environment.

  • Ability to work in a high paced manufacturing team environment to meet timely product delivery.

  • Experience with the synthesis of nucleosides/nucleotides compounds is a plus.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. and stand for more than 4 hours

    When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

    Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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