Production Chemist

  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #31528

Our local partner, is seeking a Production Chemist, to join their team in Torrance, CA. You will gain hands on experience, synthesizing peptides, and perform processing, through stages of purification and lyophilization, in obtaining the final product.

This is a great opportunity to work with a reputable company in the biotech industry, with upward mobility! 


  • Measures and mixes ingredients according to the Batch Production Record.
  • Monitors chemical reactions and responds with appropriate actions to ensure proper processing.
  • Follows safety procedures, and performs intermediate chemical processing steps.
  • Purifies crude peptide by using HPLC’s.
  • Performs drying processes, and following procedures accurately.
  • Report and troubleshoot issues, with equipment used in processing to supervision.


  • BS degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry preferred.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good organization skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to perform scientific calculations.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23/hr – $30/hr

Status: 6 months contract-to-hire


Must be able to work one of the folllowing shifts –

1st Swing Shift: Sunday – Thursday (7:15 AM – 3:45 PM)
2nd Swing Shift: Tuesday – Saturday (7:15 AM – 3:45 PM) 
Night Shift: Monday – Friday (3:15 PM – 11:45 PM)
3rd shift: Monday – Saturday (11:45pm – 7am) 



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