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Senior Scientist

Hampshire   •  Benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

A growing biopharmaceutical company requires a Senior Scientist to join its team. You will act as project manager on freeze-drying and formulation projects. To be considered, you must either hold a PhD which included freeze-drying techniques or have the equivalent post-graduation experience, gained within the pharmaceutical industry.


  • Acting as Project Manager (PM) for a share of current client jobs including:

    • Performing pre and post-freeze-drying analysis
    • Freeze-Drying Cycle Development for new and existing products such as vaccines, chemotherapy treatments, therapeutic and biological agents, and diagnostics
    • Formulation Development for new and existing products as above
    • Perform remote and onsite consultancy / troubleshooting for our global client Base

  • Composing and checking reports based on the above activities
  • Provision of regular e-mail and telephone updates to our global clients for the above activities
  • Contribute to training courses (laboratory workshops and lecturing) upon gaining sufficient experience and confidence
  • Equipment monitoring
  • Logging in samples
  • Assist with cleaning of laboratory and equipment
  • General housekeeping duties


  1. Graduate / Postgraduate qualification in a scientific PhD is desirable.
  2. Proven experience in freeze-drying and formulation development
  3. Experience in analytical techniques including FDM, DTA, mDSC, DVS, XRD and KF would be desirable though training will be
  4. Experience in managing projects would be valuable
  5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  6. Accurate recording and filing of data
  7. Good organisational skills
  8. Good attention to
  9. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  10. Work well within a team
  11. Able to work with minimal supervision
  12. Ability to work to company quality standards


The first year package for the right candidate will be:

  • A competitive base salary dependent on
  • After expiry of the probationary period

    • 3% pension contribution by the company
    • Membership of Group Health Scheme
    • Death in Service insurance for 4 X basic salary

  • Participation in Group Profit Share
  • Payment of all business related
  • Early finish

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

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6651
  • Posted: 16th October 2020
  • Expires: 13th November 2020

Cranleigh Scientific

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