Formulation Scientist

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    Chippenham, Wiltshire

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    £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

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    Alannah Fisher

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Formulation Scientist
Up to £30,000 per annum

My client, a global pharmaceutical company based in Chippenham, is looking to recruit a Formulation Scientist to join their Early Product Development team. This is an exciting opportunity where you will be specialising in new molecules first in human trials, in particular phase I and phase II trials.

Key responsibilities of the Formulation Scientist are:

* Working on projects which consist primarily of New Chemical Entities and novel formulations primarily for inhalation products.
* Product development and supporting projects on specific respiratory formulation development.
* To provide technical support for transferring the formulation process to external manufactures (CMOs, contract testing laboratories and handling technology transfers).
* Have good knowledge and experience in particle engineering and/or powder mixing.
* Knowledge in inhalation product performance testing and/or solid state material characterisation.
* Be able to support the design of appropriate formulation and stability studies including the use of QbD where appropriate.
* Work with external CMOs for manufacturing campaigns intended for registration/clinical batches.
* Able to support, applying necessary safety assessments, the qualification plans of equipment according to current procedures; authoring, reviewing and managing the execution of qualification protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ).
* Writing, reviewing and approval of SOPs and Risk Assessments.

The ideal candidate for the Formulation Scientist role will have:

* An BSc in Formulation Science or related scientific subject
* Previous formulation lab experience in industry, with experience of testing inhalation products
* Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards for formulation and testing performed in formulation laboratories.

Applications are invited from anyone experienced with a relevant background in a formulation or NPD environment along with inhalation experience.

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