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Formulation Scientist

Merseyside   •  £25000 - £35000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

A diagnostics start-up has an exciting opportunity for a Formulation Scientist to join its team. You would work in a multidisciplinary team, supporting formulation projects to meet group-wide commercial, technical, and regulatory requirements. You must be educated to BSc or above and have previous experience in formulation work including working with natural polymers.

Duties may include:

  • Develop formulations with controlled swelling and drug release
  • Develop techniques to integrate hydrogels into microfluidic chips
  • Testing and design input for microfluidic chips
  • Identify suitable suppliers and sub contractors
  • To read, collate, report and archive results using defined documentation and computer
  • To ensure equipment used is clean, calibrated and maintained.
  • Responsible for preparing reagents, standards and control samples and contribute to general laboratory housekeeping
  • To promptly report any deviations, out-of-specification / limits To assist where required with investigations.
  • To operate a variety of instrumentation and computer software packages intended for data analysis, collation, and other related
  • To make recommendations for documentation
  • To observe laboratory health and safety instructions regarding the use of personal protective clothing, equipment, and contribute to the development and improvement of safer working
  • To organise own assigned working activities. To be responsible for reporting issues or delays to laboratory
  • To assist with the calibration or validation of laboratory equipment and automated
  • To identify continuous improvement
  • To attend and present in the meetings as
  • To participate in the receipt of audits from internal and external
  • To adhere to record and data integrity requirements, as per


  • BSc in a scientific subject
  • Relevant laboratory or technical experience in formulation
  • Knowledge or experience in polymers, biomaterials, hydrogel
  • Team worker with good problem solving skills
  • Should be able to plan and execute the relevant experiments
  • Should have good communication skills to travel and represent the company at different conferences or trade shows
  • Knowledge of laboratory SOPs and ability to revise and write new procedures
  • Understanding of knowledge of laboratory operations and practical work
  • Knowledge of stock control and budgeting in own area
  • Experience in using analytical equipment and
  • Experience writing reports

You must have the right to work in the UK permanently. Unfortunately this company are not able to provide or continue any sponsorship.

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7136
  • Posted: 12th November 2021
  • Expires: 10th December 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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