Chemist, R&D Production

CSBio - Menlo Park, CA2.0

30+ days ago
CSBio is a fast-paced growing peptide CMO founded in 1993. In 2004, we opened our current facility in Menlo Park and 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 have since begun commercial drug substance manufacturing. Next year, we will continue to expand our operations by opening up a second facility in Milpitas!

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

R&D Synthesis

Perform peptide synthesis, cleavage, oxidation, and post-modification to meet production goals
Participate in synthesis and modification planning, investigation, and troubleshooting
Draft and revise synthesis-related standard operating procedures (SOPs)
R&D Purification

Perform peptide purification using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) to meet production goals
Participate in purification related research, development, and troubleshooting
Draft and revise purification-related standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Both

Manage and execute all assigned projects independently
Follow and complete batch production records in the manufacturing of R&D peptides
Ensure compliance with hazardous waste policies and perform safety inspections
Requirements

Minimum of BA/BS in chemistry, biochemistry, or related discipline, OR minimum of 4 years in a pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing laboratory
Able to lift up to 30 lbs independently, and up to 50 lbs with assistance
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
Benefits

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
Employee rewards and recognition program
Social events and Saturday/Sunday catered lunches