Particle & Powder Characterisation Scientist

Particle & Powder Characterisation Scientist


Location Sandwich, Kent

Salary £23,000 - £30,000

Contract Permanent


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CY Partners are currently recruiting for an experienced Particle & Powder Characterisation Scientist to join a leading international Life Sciences CRO. The role will be based at their Kent client site within API Product & Process Development, and involve elements of physical chemistry.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Hands-on analysis of particle and powder attributes of APIs and formulations to support formulation and process design
  • Perform physical, mechanical particle & bulk powder characterisation
  • Apply data analysis on large data sets to support visualisation and trending of data
  • Collaborate with Formulation and Material Scientists to determine formulation manufacturability and final formulation performance; help direct future project work
  • Communicate and work closely with project teams
  • Maintain high quality documentation of all activities

Skills and Qualifications:

  • BSc / MSc in Chemistry, Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences (or related discipline)
  • Minimum 1 years’ industrial experience in a pharmaceutical laboratory
  • Industrial experience in Particle and Powder Characterisation techniques
  • Strong background in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Solid Oral Formulation; including drug product design, processing and manufacturing
  • Experience in API product development, drug substance development and process development
  • Working knowledge of GMP/GLP
  • Experience of tablet manufacture or compaction simulation
  • Experience with design, use and implementation of modelling pharmaceutical processes
  • Previous use of statistical analysis software packages beneficial

If you are interested or have any questions about this role, feel free to Apply now or contact Graham Hankinson at CY Partners (07851 246834 / [email protected]).

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