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Senior Formulation Scientist

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Loughborough, Leicestershire
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Date Added
April 26th, 2024

Do you have a passion for developing new medicines?

SRG are seeking a highly motivated Senior Formulation Scientist to join an growing team. In this key role, you will play a pivotal role in the development of new and existing drug products, ensuring they are safe and effective for patients.

What you will do:

  • Develop formulations and processes for various dosage forms, including tablets, capsules, liquids, and semi-solids.
  • Operate laboratory and pilot-scale equipment to conduct experiments and gather data.
  • Design experimental plans, analyse data, and write comprehensive development reports.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to find solutions to problems related to ongoing and new projects.
  • Assist in introducing new equipment and participate in equipment qualification activities.
  • Contribute to quality risk assessments and process validation efforts.
  • Ensure GMP compliance in all development and manufacturing activities.
  • Transfer formulation knowledge from development to GMP operations for smooth production.
  • Liaise with production teams to ensure safe and effective manufacturing practices.
  • Maintain clear communication with other departments to keep everyone informed.
  • Work collaboratively within a team environment to deliver on client projects.

You are a perfect fit if you have:

  • A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a science or related technical field.
  • Experience in formulation development of solid oral dosage forms, with knowledge of processes like wet granulation, encapsulation, and tabletting.
  • Experience in optimising manufacturing processes for scale-up from lab to production.
  • Experience with GMP documentation and working in the pharmaceutical industry (a plus).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with fluency in English.
  • The ability to work independently and contribute effectively in a team setting.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on root cause analysis.
  • Excellent project management, organisation, and planning skills.

This role offers:

  • The opportunity to make a real difference in the development of life-saving medicines.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to work with cutting-edge technologies and processes.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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