Senior Formulation Scientist

Recruiter
Volt Europe Limited
Location
Guildford
Salary
£30k - £35k pa + company benefits
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job title: Senior Formulation Scientist
Job type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, South East UK
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 / year DOE + company benefits package

SUMMARY

- My client is a leading pharmaceutical development company with a specialist
portfolio of products
- Due to continued growth I am seeking on their behalf a Senior Formulation
Scientist

KEY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

- Formulation of new chemical entities and APIs into a range of topical dosage
forms (semi-solids, liquids, aerosols and patches)
- Enable seamless transfer of developed products through to process development
- Providing technical support and troubleshooting advice to both the formulation
development research and development team and the project managers
- Providing client support subsequent to, during and post projects
- Creating strategies for the formulation development team and having a global
understanding of the on-going projects to ensure the most efficient, risk adverse
and timely process
- Mentoring and training of the formulation development team

CANDIDATE BACKGROUND

- Extensive experience of formulation development
- Relevant scientific degree
- Experience in topical, semi-solids and/or inhalation dosage forms
- Experience of other dosage forms (solid dosage or liquid orals) considered
- Ability to function in a fast paced research and development CRO
- Strong leadership skills
- Biologics experience highly desirable
- Ability to make and implement decisions
- In-depth understanding of the development of formulations from raw drug material
to a commercially viable formulation