Senior Formulation Scientist

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    Chippenham, Wiltshire

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    £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

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    Alannah Fisher

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    8 months ago

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Senior Formulation Scientist
Up to £40,000 per annum

My client, a global pharmaceutical company based in Chippenham, is looking to recruit a Senior Formulation Scientist. The successful applicant will ideally have diverse experience in inhaled formulation, product development (drug substance and drug product), process transfer, material science, particle engineering and quality control and quality assurance. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Formulation Scientist!

Key responsibilities of the Senior Formulation Scientist are:

* Working on projects which consist primarily of New Chemical Entities and novel formulations Phase I clinical studies, late phase projects and lifecycle management.
* Provide overall technical leadership regarding cGMP compliance and improvements, as well as manage budget, CAPEX, efficiency improvements (i.e. lean).
* Leading project specific respiratory formulation development.
* Significant experience in managing external CDMOs, CROs and suppliers for Tech transfer and scale-up, Tox batch manufacture; PhaseI and PhaseII stability studies and clinical trials supply.
* Experience in technical writing of IND and IMPD documents.
* Good understanding of ICH, EMEA and FDA guidelines related to inhaled products development.
* Knowledge of inhalation devices and experience in selection and handling of them.
* Working with global CMC project teams to lead product development activities and innovation.

The ideal candidate for the Senior Formulation Scientist role will have:

* An BSc in Formulation Science or related scientific subject
* Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards for formulation and testing performed in formulation laboratories.
* Experience with testing of inhalation products.
* Experience in all aspects of external contractors management (CROs/CDMOs).
* Experience in a wide range of technical aspects related to drug substance micronisation, formulation feasibility, scale-up, tech transfer, specifications setting, filling studies, packaging, device selection support.
* Experience in GMP documentation technical writing

If you are an experienced inhalation formulator and this sounds like you, please apply now!

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