Production Chemist

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  • Location:

    Wilmington, United States

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  • Contact:

    Brad McGovern

  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

Purpose of Position:

  • Manufacture DNA & RNA compounds.  Assist Senior Chemists.


  • Operate Rotary Evaporators, Chiller, and small scale reactors; with the synthesis of DNA & RNA intermediate chemicals.
  • Preform Column Chromatography: small scale (on the bench) & large scale.
  • Follow SOP’s of standard products; report any deviations to Senior Chemists.
  • Assist Senior Chemists in synthesis of Custom compounds.
  • Troubleshooting equipment malfunction and equipment maintenance.
  • Communicate with QC & QA department to update/create C of A’s.
  • Maintain timely documentation of work.
  • Evaluate data & prepare technical reports.
  • General lab maintenance as necessary

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Computer skills: knowledge of Microsoft Office; ability to understand and use manufacturing software.
  •  Able to follow company SOPs and perform complex laboratory protocols successfully.
  •  1-2 years industrial or academic laboratory experience.

Minimum Qualification:

  • B.S. degree in Chemistry or 2 years related industry experience.

The job duties:

  • Manufacture compounds. Prepare test solutions, reagents and ability to carry out reactions, to produce specialized ultra pure synthesis products.
  •  Preform Column Chromatography: small scale (on the bench) & large scale.