Director, Chemical Development in Albany, NY at AMRI

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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DIRECTOR OF CHEMICAL DEVELOPMENT in Albany, NY


 AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Director of Chemical Development is a leadership role leading the efforts in developing robust, safe, and economical processes for the production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and being a technical expert in the field of process development. The role also demands full understanding of various operations in a site particularly managing a group’s P&L and profitability.

Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.


 


In this role, you will:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 


                            

  • Manage a group of diverse organic chemists that are responsible for the drug substance development and production activities.
  • Lead strategy and execution of drug substance development and small scale manufacturing. This includes: chemical process development and optimization, establishment of API specifications, identification of impurities and manufacturing.
  • Develop plans for technology transfers of drug substances to one of amri’s global production sites.
  • Effectively interface with the customer, Analytical, QA, QC, and scale-up teams.
  • Supervise and mentor junior scientists and serve as a technical expert for the department as requested. 
  • Motivate and guide the team to maximize efficiency.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications and Experience

 

  • PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or relate field with 10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry working in drug substance process development
  • 5 years’ leadership experience with a proven track record of executing projects within timelines and budget.
  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team to achieve department and corporate goals
  • Good understanding of the current GMP practices and Quality Management.
  • Good knowledge of current trends of process automation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good understanding of various operations of a site.

All interested applicants must apply online.  AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness.  Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply.


Shift:  Standard 8

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "jobs@amriglobal.com" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.