Team Leader Process Development & Scale Up (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dortmund

Job Description
Taros is looking for a highly motivated and research-oriented chemist with good problem-solving skill to lead and support the process research and scale up. ​The main role is to take compounds that were discovered by research chemists and turn them into commercial products. The overall goal is to develop synthetic routes that are safe, cost-effective, environmentally friendly, scalable, and efficient.
What you can expect
  • Leading and managing a team of process research and scale-up scientist to deliver ‘on-quality’ and ‘on-quantity’ compounds to stringent timelines. 
  • Developing synthetic plans, and designing and running test experiments for large-scale use 
  • Using a variety of analytical methods to monitor reaction processes 
  • Troubleshooting existing processes
  • Experimenting with multiple variables simultaneously and identifying acceptable ranges for all operational parameters
  • Improving existing processes to reduce cost and increase reliability, purity, and safety
  • Responsible for the resolution of all technical and scientific issues that affect, or have the potential to affect, the delivery of materials to internal project teams and partners ensuring early visibility and awareness into implementation risks, identifying preventative measures, investigating, and troubleshooting equipment.
  • Supporting in making the proposal and project writing. 
What we expect
  • PhD In Organic chemistry. 10-year experience (preferably in CRO) in process development and in scale up.
  • Excellent knowledge of classical and modern synthetic methods in organic chemistry and the ability to apply this to consistently
     achieve innovative results.
  • Ability to work independently and lead and motivate others.
  • Good conceptual, analytical thinking, problem solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a high paced team environment, meet deadlines, and priorities work from multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and projects at the same time and be able to change priorities as needed by the business.
What we offer
  • Suitable remuneration based on your skills, scope and experience together with an exciting career opportunity in a fast-paced, international environment.
  • An open, welcoming, multicultural, productive working environment where your innovative skills are rapidly trained.
  • We provide cutting-edge laboratories, a project management software as well as a team-driven atmosphere in order to ensure your achievements.
  • We offer a demanding, versatile position in a dynamic, expanding environment.
We look forward to receiving your detailed application stating your salary expectations and the earliest possible starting date via our application formula. For a complete application, please send employer and graduation certificates and, where applicable, a current transcript of grades from your studies to your cover.

Further information about Taros:
About us
We are a successfully growing company for more than 20 years in the field of innovative chemical-technical oriented services at the attractive location "TechnologieZentrumDortmund"(TZDO). We market our services globally.

A position at Taros is unlike any other you may have experienced before. Our work is exciting, challenging and innovative and requires excellent skills and competencies, whether you are a career starter or an experienced expert.

We are looking for talents of all educational backgrounds and nationalities (by the way, we currently have 13 nationalities in-house) to contribute to our continued success with their unique expertise, passion and sincere commitment. By joining Taros, you will have the opportunity to get involved in a wide variety of projects while helping to shape and drive the future of our company.
We are looking forward to meeting you!
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