Senior Scale-up Chemist

Salary & Core Hours

Competitive (circa. £42000-£60000 per annum / pro rata) depending on experience

Full time 5-days per week

Duties and Responsibilities

  • First-hand opportunity to scale-up a range of synthetic methodologies to industrially relevant kilogram-plus scales.
  • Tackle R&D challenges and develop new routes to fluorochemicals using our latest technology.
  • Design and develop safety practices on scale, whilst contributing to the general high safety standards of the company.
  • Design, recommend, and execute experimental work in organic and/or inorganic synthesis.



  • A PhD in synthetic chemistry or equivalent
  • Proven expertise in synthetic chemistry based on track record
  • 2 years+ working or leading in an industrial scale-up/process role
  • Experience in working on the kilogram-plus scale using jacketed reactor vessels or equivalent
  • Experience in carrying out full safety assessment of scale-up processes
  • A problem-solving mindset and the ability to think outside the box
  • The ability to work efficiently on your own or as part of a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and chemistry software suites (Scifinder, Chemdraw etc etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • Right to live and work in the UK


  • Experience in process analytical technology (PAT)
  • Experience in flow chemistry including scale-up flow chemistry