Career Opportunities: Senior Research Investigator-Performance & Speciality Materials

Career Opportunities: Senior Research Investigator-Performance & Speciality Materials

Designation: Senior Research Investigator

Job Location: Bangalore

Department: Performance & Speciality Materials


About Syngene

Incorporated in 1993, Syngene International Ltd. is an innovation-focused global discovery, development and manufacturing organization providing integrated scientific services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, nutrition, animal health, consumer goods and specialty chemical industries around the world. Syngene’ s clientele includes world leaders such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Baxter, Amgen, GSK, Merck KGaA and Herbalife. Its innovative culture is driven by the passion of its 4240- strong team of scientists who work with clients from around the world to solve their scientific problems, improve R&D productivity, speed up time to market and lower the cost of innovation.


Job purpose

To Lead the projects for PSM Organic Chemistry/Monomer group


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for execution of organic chemistry projects for PSM Process R&D and scale-up.
  • Transfer the process from laboratory scale to plant scale.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure availability of resources for the projects.
  • Ensure that all assigned work is delivered in a timely manner and all associated requirements, objectives and targets are fully met.
  • Maintain laboratory records and data systems.
  • Prepare updates/reports for effective internal and external communication.
  • Train junior level chemists to develop their experimental/technical skills.
  • Drive the regulatory and EHS values.
  • Pro-actively identifies, reports and improves safety issues in the laboratory area.
  • Develop chemical processes using organic chemistry knowledge to synthesize monomers with high purity
  • Set and maintain high safety standards in the work environment
  • Execute/manage small scale projects (organic chemistry/monomer) at lab to manufacturing
  • Client engagement (updates and the teleconference)
  • Developing and uplifting the best systems and procedure with in PSM and Syngene
  • Provide inputs for the RFP preparation (technical)
  • Leading a group of 4-5 people
  • Preparing the update conducting the teleconferences
  • Uplifting the good laboratory, safety practices
  • Possess the knowledge and exposure to environment, health, and safety (EHS) practices
  • Follow environment, health, and safety (EHS) requirements at all times in the workplace ensuring individual and lab/plant safety
  • Attend training on environment, health, and safety (EHS) measures imparted company


Educational Qualification:

Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from premier institutes in India or abroad, with post-doctoral experience in US/EU/Japan.


Technical/functional Skills:

  • Extensive experience in a R&D environment, preferably in organic chemistry/monomer synthesis and related field.
  • Good understanding of various synthetic protocols/methodologies in the field of organic chemistry.
  • Basic understanding of organic chemistry/small molecules/monomers & characterization with various analytical techniques
  • Excellent organic chemistry /laboratory experimental skills for Process R&D
  • General understanding of plant and chemical operations.
  • cGMP knowledge
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Computer knowledge e.g.; MS – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Windows etc.
  • Experience in scientific literature search



3-6 years post qualification


Behavioural Skills:

  • Should have the capability to work in a team and ability to handle demonstrate a good team spirit.
  • While possessing a good ability to follow instruction should also demonstrate innovative in his/her approach, good communication skills.
  • Should be proactive while working on allotted responsibility.




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