WuXi AppTec

Senior/Principal Scientist, Peptide Process Research & Development

Job Locations CN-Changzhou
Posted Date 2 years ago(3/11/2022 3:32 PM)
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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: Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province / Pudong District, Shanghai City 


  • Effective technical and project leadership in the peptide PRD team to supervise peptide synthesis or purification process development, novel technology development, technical transfer, data analysis, project reporting and team management.
  • Oversee daily operations in peptide process R&D, monitor quality, timelines, cost, and project progression.
  • Evaluate/execute company’s current platforms and technologies in upstream or downstream process development.
  • Generate, manage, interpret, and maintain critical data in a highly organized manner; write and present technical reports to management and clients.
  • Lead/participate in lab maintenance and management.
  • Demonstrate effectiveness in collaborative projects in a matrix organization and communication with clients in written or verbal English language.
  • Provide mentorship to the team members and conduct performance assessment


  • Advance degree in organic chemistry, peptide chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, peptide purification or equivalent.
  • Proven pharmaceutical industry experience in peptide synthesis, purification or close fields is a plus.
  • Experience in route scouting, process design, scale-up, technology transfer to pilot plant facility and commercial manufacturing plant and regulatory documentation (Qulification& Validation reports, PDF, P&ID, MBR, deviation reports and change request report etc.).
  • Fluent in Mandarin and English and excellent technical written and verbal communication skills in both.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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