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Research Associate – API | Martin & Harris (Walterbusnell/Apeejay Group) | Gurgaon


A closely held Company incorporated in 1924 under the Companies Act, 1956 actively engaged in providing Third Party (3PL) solutions for the pharmaceutical sector in India through its unique portfolio of services that encompass marketing to research and development & manufacturing (outside of generic supply chain solutions).

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  The company has a unique distinction of having a nation-wide IT-enabled distribution network through more than 1800 wholesalers/stockists that are serviced through its own 21 branches/depots, geographically spread out to cover the entire Indian subcontinent. The company expects a strong degree of consolidation and migration with regard to the nature and comprehensiveness of 3PL solutions in India and is well equipped in terms of infrastructure, manpower among other resources to take advantage of the same.

Position: Research Scientist/Sr Research Scientist – API

Division: Marting & Harris

Location: Gurgaon, Haryana, Delhi NCR, India

Job Description:

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform routine synthetic organic chemistry reactions, execute the synthesis of target compounds; employ enabled routes to synthesize molecules, reaction work-ups, purification of the compounds by column chromatography, crystallization, re-crystallization techniques, preparative TLC, and operating lab equipment with minor supervision
  • Has a basic understanding of the reactivity and functional group compatibility of the chemical target, intermediates, and reagents employed
  • To obtain and interpret simple NMR, IR, and mass spectra
  • Assist the supervisor to take stock of resources (raw materials, solvents, reagents, etc.) in the project and report any shortfall and search literature using basic literature search skills
  • Provide hands-on training and supervision to juniors while performing the synthesis of compounds
  • Ensure that the samples generated during the course of synthesis are given for analysis and record subsequent results obtained and update the supervisor/group leader on the progress of synthesis and ensure samples are packed appropriately for shipment
  • Record the observations of experiment/reaction, results, utilization of resources, and other activities related to the reaction in the laboratory or e-notebook following guidelines and in a timely manner and ensure that the same is handled safely and confidentially.
  • Ensure that the instrument/equipment are calibrated, undergone preventive maintenance, and are kept clean before use and in case of any breakdown, report to maintenance immediately
  • Ensure that they know the MSDS of the chemicals they are handling and aware of emergency response procedures in case of accidental spillage, leakage or fire and ensure proper waste segregation as per EHS norms
  • Follow EHS and quality system requirements at all times in the workplace ensuring individual safety and lab safety
  • Attend all mandatory training and update training records as and when training are completed
  • Ensure confidentiality at all times
  • Prepare SOPs when any new lab activity is identified or an existing one requires updation

Desired Candidate Profile

  • Good knowledge in Organic Chemistry and excellent experimental skills
  • Handling of some specialized technical reactions including hazardous/exothermic/sensitive reactions
  • Familiar with operations of relevant apparatus – instrument/equipment.
  • Should have a good understanding of working on various equipment in API R&D & Pilot / Production scale.
  • Good Knowledge of analytical techniques and analytical data interpretation.
  • Good communication skills

Qualification: B.Pharma/B.Sc, M.Pharma/MS/M.Sc

Experience: 2-5 Years

Salary: Negotiable

Contact Details:

Ms. Payal Kapoor


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