Senior Formulation Scientist - Pharmaceutical development

RBW Consulting Solutions Ltd
North Yorkshire
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a global leader within the Life-Sciences industries who are now looking for a talented and experience 'Senior Formulation Scientist' to join them at one of the most exciting times in recent years. With a truly established brand on a global basis, the client is embarking on a very ambitious development drive to further expand their portfolio and to break into news area currently untouched.


- Plan, develop and implement scientifically based well-designed experimental programs while demonstrating creativity and capabilities in Pharmaceutical development
- Independently participate and lead experimental design to determine the final formulation components
- Create formulation designs and optimise development and experiments linked to such things like blending, granulation, tablet compression etc.
- Troubleshoot formulation issues which occur from product development, scale up, tech transfers and other manufacturing set ups
- Determine API/Formulation properties
- Assess the chemical and physical stability of formulations with the analytical team
- Manage key relationships both internally and externally
- Mentor junior colleagues pro-actively and when required
- Conduct the writing of the CMC section for RA submissions
- Independently author and approve technical documentation
- Ensure the compliant recording of experimental procedures to meet GMP requirements

Skills needed

- Must have at least 4 years' experience in oral solid formulation development
- Must have been educated to at least a BSc level in a scientific field
- Thorough understanding manufacturing process related to formulation e.g. shear granulation, fluid-bed technology etc.
- Excellent understanding of Regulatory requirements on a global basis ideally
- Excellent communication skills and fluent in English
- Can work office based 100% in North Yorkshire
- Driven, passionate and keen to develop new skills

At RBW Consulting Ltd, every one of our consultants has the benefit of multiple years' experience in helping Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Professionals find the right career step for their current and future aspirations. With unrivalled industry knowledge and network in Biotech's, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies throughout the UK, Switzerland and Europe, we would be delighted to speak with you about the role you are looking for.

For a confidential chat, please contact Antony Clark at RBW Consulting on ****************** or email ****************************** for full details.