Posted on: January 11, 2022
Suterra is one of the world's most innovative biopesticide
companies. Grower-owned and part of The Wonderful Company -, our
insect management products use naturally occurring compounds such
as pheromones. These ingredients are non-toxic, leave no harmful
residues on food and do not leach into soil or groundwater. Come
help us make the world a better place. Naturally.
To support Suterra's continued investment in sustainable
technology, we currently have an opportunity for a Process Chemist
to join our Chemical Development group. This person will support
our innovative product portfolio by focusing on the identification,
development and implementation of robust chemical processes for
commercial production of active ingredients. The successful
candidate's responsibilities will span the entirety the product
life cycle including early-stage route scouting, kilo-scale pilot
validation, transfer to commercial operations and continuous
improvement efforts. This dynamic role will interface closely with
an internal cross-function team including commercial manufacturing,
analytical sciences, formulation sciences, regulatory, finance and
field research teams.
We are looking for someone who is interested in working in a
diverse environment where your scientific contributions will be
translated in to business impact. We offer a world class facility
in Bend, OR and work within smaller teams in which this person will
have the chance to collaborate across business units and help
define the trajectory of the company.
Collaborate within the Chemical Development group to design and
develop innovative, safe and scalable approaches to target
molecules that meet cost targets.
Demonstrate preparation of active ingredient on kilogram scale in
support of field trial and regulatory field streams.
Carry out late-stage process development utilizing quality by
design (QbD) principles to support process characterization and the
definition and implementation of suitable quality control
Collaborate with engineering staff to gain a deep mechanistic
understanding of chemical processes to ensure safe and robust
Identify, evaluate and implement new technologies that will improve
process efficiency for continuous improvement initiatives
Collaborate on projects carried out with CRO's and CDMO's
Understand regulatory obligations and work with a cross-functional
team to ensure that all requirements are appropriately met
Advanced degree in synthetic organic chemistry
Robust publication record demonstrating the ability to conduct both
independent and collaborative research projects
Demonstrated ability to solve difficult, research-based
Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders across
This person will be working in our lab on a daily basis so remote
work will not be available on this position
Wonderful's Dedication to You:
Competitive benefits package including Medical (including 24/7
online access to a physician), Vision, Dental and 401k with match
Opportunities for development and internal mobility
Manager and leadership training, biweekly L&OD webinars, and
Companywide problem solving and continuous improvement training
Wonderful Giving (wonderfulgiving.com) - allowing you to donate
company money to a cause of your choice
Company focus on wellness and health including virtual yoga and
mindful meditation classes
Headquartered in Los Angeles, The Wonderful Company is a privately
held $5 billion company dedicated to harvesting health around the
world through its iconic consumer brands. The company's 10,000
employees worldwide are committed to bringing consumers everywhere
the freshest, most wholesome pistachios, citrus and pomegranates;
bottling the finest water and wines; and creating colorful bouquets
that are sure to touch the heart. This commitment is reflected in
the company's market share: Wonderful Pistachios - is America's No.
1 tree nut and America's fastest-growing snack; Wonderful - Halos -
is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America; POM Wonderful - is the No.
1 100% pomegranate brand in America; FIJI - Water is America's No.
1 premium imported bottled water brand; JUSTIN - Wine has the No. 1
Cabernet Sauvignon in California; and Teleflora - is the world's
leading floral delivery service.
The Wonderful Company's connection to consumers has health at its
heart and giving back at its core. The company has a long-standing
commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than
$1 billion invested in environmental sustainability; $65 million in
charitable giving, education initiatives, and innovative health and
wellness programs each year; and $143 million toward the
construction of two charter school campuses in California's Central
To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and its
core values, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook,
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Responsibility report, visit www.wonderful.com/csr.
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