WuXi AppTec

Senior/Principal Scientist, Oligonucleotide

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


  • Oversee oligonucleotide manufacturing processes, including planning, production, shipping and receiving, supply chain, and facility maintenance.
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance Team to ensure clear process documentation and successful customer audit qualification of processes and to continuously improve product quality yield.
  • Provide leadership, mentoring and overall team oversight for production operations team including line operators, production scheduling, prototype production operations and continuous improvement.
  • Determine and establish the most appropriate and cost-effective manufacturing operations methods, processes, standards and procedures which ensure quality, safety, and timely delivery oligonucleotide products.
  • Ensure effective communication internally with process development team and manufacture team, and externally with clients regarding scientific findings in written or verbal English language, and host teleconference for corresponding discussion.
  • Assist in development of construction plans and incremental build out of production capacity.
  • Ensure intellectual property controls in manufacturing environment and throughout production supply-chain.


  • Advance degree in chemical engineering or organic chemistry.
  • Proven pharmaceutical industry experience in oligonucleotide production field is a plus.
  • Training/Experience in Lean Manufacturing and GMP standards is highly desired
  • Hands-on experience in various oligonucleotide production operations, including Synthesis, Chromatography, Ultrafiltration and Lyphilization.
  • Proven leadership skills and experience managing high-performing research and production teams.
  • Strong communication skills in both written and verbal English language, and outstanding interpersonal skills are essential job requirements.


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