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Senior Formulation Scientist

Kent   •  Permanent, Full time


  • Provide technical support to the early stage development of new drug products
  • Developing and guiding formulation development that meets specific clinical and regulatory requirements
  • To assist the team leader in managing formulation development projects and in mentoring junior team members

Key Responsibilities
  • Championing new product development from innovation through to implementation by:
oPerforming physical and chemical characterisation of drug products
oAssessing the performance of excipients and formulations
  • Involvement in outsourced formulation projects; potentially managing contract organisations
  • Compilation of various supporting documents-specifications, stability protocols, product development reports, manufacturing records
  • May provide supervision to junior team members
  • Design and execute development protocols and reports
  • Record all experimental outcomes to a high GLP or GMP standard
  • To keep abreast of new technologies and developments in formulation and advise on how they could be introduced into the department
  • Up to date knowledge of GMP, regulatory guidelines and USP/EP Chapters
  • Where applicable, ensure laboratory equipment is calibrated and serviced in accordance with company protocols prior to use
  • To promote effective team working
  • Carries out work in a way that will not adversely affect their own, or others', health, safety and security

  • Higher level scientific based degree and at least 3 years relevant experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical, laboratory based role with broad practice in developing a range of formulations
  • Working knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel
  • A high standard of numeracy skills
  • Motivation to investigate and solve problems
  • Ability to convey technical information in the form of a written report or presentation
  • Excellent attention to detail to be able to record and interpret data accurately

Attributes and Behaviours:
  • Ability to use initiative for independent work
  • Able to work as part of a cross functional team
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with others
  • Communicates effectively including sharing ideas and information
  • Assists colleagues as and when required
  • Demonstrates a systematic and logical approach to tasks

  • An understanding of pre-clinical and clinical study designs and interpretation of clinical data

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Hyper Recruitment Solutions
  • Contact: William Blohm
  • Phone: 0203 910 2980
  • Reference: J5230
  • Posted: 12th June 2018
  • Expires: 10th July 2018
Hyper Recruitment Solutions

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