WuXi AppTec

Senior/Principal Scientist, Process Research & Development (PRD)

Job Locations CN-Shanghai
Posted Date 2 years ago(3/11/2022 1:15 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings


STA Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., a WuXi AppTec company (WuXi STA), is a global leading small molecule pharmaceutical development and manufacturing capability and technology platform company serving the life science industry, with operations in China and the United States. As a premier Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), STA offers our worldwide partners efficient, flexible and high-quality solutions for small molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and finished dosage forms.

  • A Leading Company of Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization(CDMO)
  • The World’s Largest Process Chemistry Team
  • To learn the most cutting edge technologies in the pharmaceutical development field
  • To work with 200+ global new drug development companies
  • Systemic and Multiple Training Programs(Technical/Soft skills/Management)
  • Diversified Career Development and Promotion Trails


Job Location:

Pudong District/Jinshan District, Shanghai City / Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province


  • Capable of literature search and synthetic route design
  • Risk assessment and troubleshooting during project planning and execution
  • Lead a group of process R&D scientists and manage at least 2 projects throughout process R&D and manufacturing
  • Participate quotation for request for proposal
  • Keep tracking on the progress of all the projects including project planning, problem solving and on-time delivery to ensure the success of all projects
  • Cooperate with multiple function teams in integrated drug discovery service with focus on API development & manufacturing
  • Provide innovation during process R&D
  • Prepare documents of process R&D reports, mater batch record and final campaign report
  • Familiar with plant operation and GMP guidelines and instruct process chemists to coordinate the production work involving QC, QA, procurement, logistics, operation teams, etc.
  • Responsible for equipment reservation and raw materials ordering & tracking for lab R&D and plant production
  • Serve as key contact person for communication with clients including but not limited to teleconference meetings, email communications, and written updates
  • Train and coach subordinate scientists on organic and process chemistry
  • Compliance of company SOP including subordinate


  • PhD. in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry
  • 2 years of process chemistry experience
  • Thorough knowledge of synthetic organic chemistry
  • Working knowledge of analytical instrumentation and methods, chemical literature, Office and ChemDraw software and literature searching
  • Good verbal and written communication in English
  • Demonstrated work ethic, sound judgment, excellent oral and written communication skills and teamwork spirit


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed