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Actalent Senior Organic Chemist in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

We are searching for an experienced organic chemist interested in long term career growth and mentoring junior scientists. Please apply if interested!!


  • Participate in the production of Clinical Trials Materials (CTM) products

  • Supervise the production of CTM products

  • Participate in inter-departmental CTM-related meetings

  • Participate in the preparation of project prospectuses for new projects

  • Mentor, train and provide guidance to the CTM team

  • Assist the department manager with planning and scheduling for the group

  • Maintain the CTM labs with the required equipment and in good standing order

  • Participate in the production of an existing commercial-grade cGMP product as needed

  • Participate in regulatory audits as needed

  • Reports all incidents, safety hazards, or accidents to appropriate personnel

  • Attends mandatory safety education sessions to keep informed of changes regarding safety issues

  • This role also includes the development of new products as needed and the optimization or scale up of existing products. In addition to the chemistry responsibilities mentioned above, this role also includes the supervision and mentoring of other chemists in the group in coordination with the department manager.


Chemistry, NMR, HPLC, GC, organic chemistry, Wet chemistry, GMP, clinical trial materials, CTM, scale up

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a minimum of 5 years of hands-on organic chemistry laboratory experience

  • Master’s degree preferred with a minimum of 2 years of hands-on organic chemistry laboratory experience

  • Experience with NMR, GC, HPLC and MS data interpretation

  • Minimum of 2 years of laboratory supervisory experience

  • Excellent communication, verbal and written, skills

  • Complete documentation with high level of accuracy

  • Regularly requires sitting, standing, bending and lifting or moving of up to 50 – 100 pounds

  • Requires use of handheld flame torch

  • In accordance with safety requirements, may perform packaging tasks in a hooded, controlled environment with personalized safety equipment

  • Employees work with hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals

  • Experience within a leadership role, a cGMP environment and/or GMP documentation is preferred

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.