Job Opportunity

Bridge Organics Company Senior Scientist (PhD Organic Chemist)

Bridge Organics Company is a contract research and chemical manufacturing company located in Vicksburg, MI, just south of Kalamazoo, that specializes in multi-step synthesis of complex organic compounds and developing chemical processes for scale up. 

Position Summary
We seek an organic chemist at the PhD level for chemical process development from R&D through Pilot Plant scale. The position could be available on a full-time or part-time basis. The desired candidate will have a solid foundation in the practice of synthetic organic chemistry, a strong work-ethic, and good communication and organizational skills. 

Key responsibilities will depend on experience but may include: 
Perform multi-step syntheses of organic compounds from gram to multi-kg scale.
Use a combination of literature and experimentation to identify viable synthetic routes to target molecules.
Perform optimization of chemical processes and purifications to enable safe and efficient scale-up for delivery of the required quantity of
Efficiently plan and execute experiments to complete projects within deadlines and within a defined budget.
Use and develop methods for a variety of analytical techniques including NMR, HPLC, GC and TLC.
Collaborate with colleagues and supervise scientists and chemical operators. 
Prepare quotes for customers based on their requirements and provided technical information.
Write project reports and effectively communicate results with customers throughout the project.

PhD in organic chemistry with chemical process development experience preferred
Self-starter, attention to detail, and strong organizational skills
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
Computer literate, including use of SciFinder and other online searching tools
Able to wear respiratory protection

Interested applicants should send their resume and covering letter to