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Senior Assistant

Your role:

Responsible for carrying out synthesis of a wide variety of organic molecules from gram scale to kilogram scale, ensure systematic documentation of observations in a research project and be responsible for deliveries on committed time lines.

1: Produce chemicals or run analytical tests following Company Policies.

  • Sets up equipment, produces chemicals (existing catalogue items, new products and analytical tests on produced chemicals. Clean production equipment or work areas.
  • Start up and shut down processing equipment and reactors, chillers and critical equipment.
  • Discusses with senior counterparts before making any changes to documented procedures.
  • Perform chemical operations in safe and effective manner.
  • Operate all lab equipment as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Monitor and control pressure and temperature, pH of chemical processes and equipment.
  • Handle, transport and process chemicals safely.
  • Monitors progress of reactions and interprets analytical data
  • Ensures quality specifications for final products are met.
  • Reviews inventory, schedules or demand and changes in priority of work as necessary.
  • Documents the actual results of all experiments/synthetic procedures/QC analyses
  • Collect hazardous or non-hazardous waste in correctly labeled barrels or other containers and transfer them to collection areas
  • Assist engineers in developing, building, or testing prototypes or new products, processes, or procedures.
  • Provide production, progress, or changeover reports to shift supervisors.
  • Set up and verify the functionality of safety equipment and help in install new equipment.

2: Strive for continuous improvement.

  • May be part of focused groups to improve department, site or company performance viz. safety, output, costs of products, inventory, quality etc.
  • Works on improving procedures to cut costs, reduce safety hazards, raise purity, or suggest changes to improve batch-to-batch consistency.
  • Develops or improves production/analytical processes.
  • Troubleshoot problems with equipment, devices and perform self-governing maintenance and preventive maintenance

3: Maintains equipment and laboratory and calibrate equipment as necessary.

  • Maintains all laboratory / analytical equipment
  • Troubleshoot problems with equipment, devices and perform self-governing maintenance and preventive maintenance
  • Calibrates analytical / production reaction equipment, vacuum pumps critical equipment and other test equipment as necessary.
  • Maintains a neat and orderly workplace and office.
  • Stocks supplies of common consumables, verifies inventories and orders fresh stocks as required.


4: Communicates results of lab work & maintains parameters as required in shift

  • Writes and records procedures and maintain data.
  • Documents results and observations per department guidelines (e.g., Lab Notebook, Project Files)
  • Communicates technical results to supervisors, customers and colleagues.
  • Maintains all parameters as required in a shift and records all observations during shift and handover to next shift person
  • Able to make effective presentation of work to team members
  • Deliver on new ideas
  • Identify kaizens and implement



5: Compliance to Integrated Management System

  • Understand and follow process & procedures laid down in IMS and quality manual.
  • Ensure compliance to health, safety, and environmental requirements


Who you are:

  • B.Tech (any field preferably manufacturing of Chemicals) from a reputed university or a pass-out from ITI with good academic background with knowledge experience in Chemical industry.
  • 2-5 Years of experience preferably in production set up in a good pharmaceutical or fine chemical unit.
  • Basic knowledge of organic chemistry, laboratory techniques, unit operations and laboratory skills. Ability to apply theoretical learning to practical problems.
  • Knowledge of experiment planning, design, execution and interpretation of results.
  • Working knowledge of analytical techniques specifically wet analysis and instrumental methods like GC, HPLC, auto-titration and IR.
  • Skills at problem solving and development of analytical techniques to suit production conditions.
  • Good Computational skills with word processing, spreadsheets and database management.
  • Skills in communicating results – both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in teams of competent QC and production personnel. Quest for continuous improvement in work processes.
  • Must be willing to gain a thorough understanding of department and company quality/operational policies and follows the policies.
Job Requisition ID:  209645
Location:  Bangalore Operations
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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