Senior Formulation Scientist

Senior Formulation Scientist

Clinical Pharmaceuticals

Location Kent

Salary Competitive

Contract Permanent


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Senior Formulation Scientist

A great opportunity has come up for an experienced formulation scientist to join a pharmaceutical company at their site in Kent. The senior formulation scientist will lead and execute formulation & process development activities to ensure robust products and processes are defined and can be used for registration & clinical supply purposes.

Reporting to the Formulation Manager, the senior formulation scientist will be expected to do the following:

  • Review new business proposals, define formulation development and process development strategy and work packages
  • Assist Formulation Manager in new business costing.
  • Interact with other company sites to ensure seamless technical strategy across all sites
  • Interact with Clients during the new business proposal and throughout project execution.
  • Partner with project manager to ensure accurate and achievable timescales are included in project plan
  • Write technical reports
  • Review results of each phase of work, interpret results and adjust next step & technical strategy if required
  • Review and approve technical reports
  • Check technical reports written by others team members
  • Support introduction of new materials
  • Produces documentation in support of formulation & process development activities.
  • Run, maintain and train others on manufacturing equipment.
  • Define and write new operating procedures.
  • Skilled in statistical design of experiments (DoE).
  • Represent the department and attend internal meetings.
  • Ensure workplace is a safe environment and raises safety issues when required
  • Identify improvement opportunities.

The successful applicant will be degree qualified (or equivalent) in chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical science or related scientific discipline. The ideal candidate will also have experience in the following areas:

  • Experienced in formulation & process development in pharmaceutical environment.
  • Thorough understanding of the GMP requirements.
  • Proven experience in a range of technologies (oral solid dose, liquids, inhalation)
  • Proven experience in defining technical strategies
  • Proven experience of timely delivery of high formulation projects
  • Expertise in techniques to prepare other dosage forms (parenteral, nasal and topical)
  • Expertise in sterile and aseptic processing and transfer
  • Experience in sterile facility build, equipment purchase and validation
  • Experience in preparing regulatory dossiers: IMPD, IND, CTD etc

This is a great opportunity for an experienced formulation scientist, it is an opportunity to occasionally deputise for the Formulation Manager. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now with your CV, and feel free to contact Tom Kirkpatrick at CY Partners.

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