Chemist, R&D Synthesis

CSBio - Menlo Park, CA (30+ days ago)2.0

CSBio is a fast-paced growing peptide CMO founded in 1993. Our initial products were a complete line of automated synthesizers for manufacturing and process development, with a focus on cGMP production. In 1994, we opened our custom peptide facility and began producing high quality compounds for research organizations and pharmaceutical companies worldwide. In 2004, we opened our peptide production facility in Menlo Park, CA and in 2014, we expanded our production capability through the addition of a new, state of the art building dedicated to cGMP peptide production. In 2017, we passed a FDA inspection and were recommended to be approved for commercial drug substance manufacturing.

We are seeking qualified individuals to join us as R&D Synthesis Chemists at our Menlo Park facility. Core duties and responsibilities include the following:

Perform peptide synthesis, cleavage, oxidation, and post-modification to meet production goals
Manage all assigned projects independently
Follow and complete batch production records in the manufacturing of R&D peptides
Participate in synthesis and modification planning, investigation, and troubleshooting
Draft and revise synthesis-related standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Ensure compliance with hazardous waste policies and perform safety inspections

Minimum of BA/BS in chemistry, biochemistry, or biological discipline
Minimum of 2 years in a pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing laboratory
Able to work on Saturdays and/or Sundays
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Position title will depend on years of experience as an analytical chemist in the pharmaceutical industry
Chemist I: 0-2 years
Chemist II: 2-4 years
Chemist III: 6+ years

Competitive pay commensurate with experience
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Basic life and supplemental life insurance
401k with matching up to 5%
Flexible PTO policy
Carpool, clean air vehicle, and cell phone reimbursement
Free shuttle program (trans-bay)
Employee rewards and recognition program
Free access to fitness center
Social events and catered lunch on Sat/Sun